2023 ACSM Annual Meeting & World Congresses

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

2023 Annual Meeting Program


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


Why do Jenny’s Bones Keep ‘Breaking’?
Sowing the Seeds to Prevent Bone Stress
Injuries in Distance Runners

May 31  |  8:00–9:15 a.m. MT

Stuart Warden

Stuart J. Warden, Ph.D., PT
Indiana University,
Indianapolis, IN

D.B. Dill Historical Lecture


Mental Stability Through the Physical:
We Need A Renaissance

June 2  |  8:00–9:15 a.m. MT

Ron Jones

Ron Jones, M.S.
Historical Kinesiologist,
Tulsa, OK

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ACSM Named Lectures

Priscilla M. Clarkson
Tutorial Lecture

June 1  | 9:30-10:20 a.m. MT

Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Exercise Response
Heterogeneity during Aging

Charlotte Peterson

Charlotte A. Peterson, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Charles M. Tipton
Tutorial Lecture

June 1  |  10:40-11:30 a.m. MT

The Gift of Charles Tipton to Exercise Science and Possible
Future Directions for Exercise in Space

Alan Hargens

Alan R. Hargens, Ph.D., FACSM
University of California,
San Diego, CA

John R. Sutton
Clinical Lecture

June 2  |  1:30 - 2:20 p.m. MT

Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes:
Progress and Pitfalls

Jonathan Drezner

Jonathan Drezner, M.D.
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

President's Lectures

May 31 | 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. MT

The Power of Play

Robert Murray

Robert Murray, M.D.
Ohio State University School of Medicine
Columbus, OH

June 1 | 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. MT

There’s no “I” in ACSM: Sports & Exercise Medicine Takes a Village

Carrie Jaworski

Carrie Jaworski, M.D., FACSM
Intermountain Healthcare
Park City, UT

June 2 | 12:30-1:20 p.m. MT

Optimizing Concussion Care: Early Prognosis and Intervention Approaches to Feasibly Improve Patient Outcomes

David Howell

David Howell, Ph.D., ATC
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO


Morris/Paffenbarger Exercise is Medicine® Keynote Lecture

 May 31  |  10:40-11:55 a.m. MT 

The Evolving Science of Step Counts: What is my Device Telling me about my Health?

Janet Fulton

Janet E. Fulton, Ph.D., FACSM
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

2023 Sponsors

Premier Sponsors



Entrinsic Bioscience

Presenting Sponsors

JSHS logo Journal of Sport and Health Science

Technogym logo




Sustaining Sponsors

Forrest T. Jones

Parker University


University of Tampa

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In-Person Sessions

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