2023 ACSM Annual Meeting & World Congresses

  • May 30 - June 2, 2023 | Denver, Colorado USA

2022 Annual Meeting Program

Highlights, Keynote Lectures, Sessions and More


ACSM’s Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine® and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and Vascular Health showcases the latest in exercise science, practice and policy.

Educational Highlights

Joseph B. Wolffe Memorial Lecture


The ABCs of Movement in Early Childhood:
Building Blocks for Lifetime Physical Activity

Wednesday, June 1  |  8:00 AM – 9:15 AM PDT


Karin Pfeiffer, Ph.D., FACSM
Michigan State University,
East Lansing, Michigan

D.B. Dill Historical Lecture


50 Years of Title IX: View through the
Eyes of Athlete Turned Orthopaedic Surgeon

Friday, June 3  |  8:00 AM – 9:15 AM PDT


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Mary Lloyd Ireland, M.D., FACSM
University of Kentucky,
Lexington, Kentucky


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Integrative Plenary Lecture

Thursday, June 2  |  8:00 - 9:15 AM PDT

Team-Based Approach to Treating an Injured Athlete: Integrating Basic Science, Clinical Care and Coaching to Successfully Return an Injured Athlete to Competition


Kevin R. Vincent, M.D., Ph.D., FACSM
University of Florida,
Gainesville, Florida

ACSM Named Lectures

Priscilla M. Clarkson
Tutorial Lecture

June 1  | 3:15 - 4:05 PM PDT

Exercise and Circadian Clocks: Partners in Health 


Karyn Esser, Ph.D., FACSM
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Elsworth R. Buskirk
Tutorial Lecture

June 2  |  1:30 - 2:20 PM

Dr. Elsworth R. Buskirk: A Life and Legacy of Excellence


Cedric X. Bryant, Ph.D., FACSM
American Council on Exercise
San Diego, California

John R. Sutton
Clinical Lecture

June 3  |  1:30 - 2:20 PM PDT

The Return to Play Decision - Beyond the Science


Margot Putukian, M.D., FACSM
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey

President's Lectures

June 2 | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

The Cutaneous Circulation in Exercise, Health and Disease


Lacy Alexander, Ph.D., FACSM
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

June 2 | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Salt and Cardiovascular Health: Does Physical Activity Change the Rules?


Austin T. Robinson, Ph.D.
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama

June 3 | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Determinants of Energy Balance in Humans


Kevin Hall, Ph.D.
National Institute of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

June 3 | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Bone Marrow Blood Vessels: The Potential Link Between Age-related Cardiovascular and Bone Disease


Rhonda Prisby, Ph.D.
University of Texas
Arlington, Texas

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Morris/Paffenbarger Exercise is Medicine® Keynote Lecture

 June 1  |  9:30 - 10:20 AM PDT 

The Science of Behavior Change to Promote Physical Activity and Address Health Disparities


Bess Marcus, Ph.D.
Brown University School of Public Health
Providence, Rhode Island

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Exercise and Vascular Health Keynote Lecture

 June 1  |  1:00 - 1:50 PM PDT 

The Birds and Bees of Vascular Aging

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Kerrie Moreau, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado

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Clinical Programming

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