ACSM Expert Consensus Statement on Weight Loss in Weight-Category Sports.
ACSM recently released new guidelines that support safer practices and more equitable competitions for athletes in weight-category sports. The new expert consensus statement updates and replaces previous guidelines released by ACSM in 1996.
As part of a feature in Current Sports Medicine Reports,
the new guidelines seek to help athletes establish a practical and long-term approach to body mass management
for health and performance while recognizing the nuances of individual weight-category sports.
Read the Summary
Read the ACSM Full Expert Consensus Statement
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