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ACSM’s newest journal, Exercise, Sport, and Movement (ESM), is an international open access, peer-reviewed journal. As an open access journal, ESM offers its content free to any reader. Article authors retain copyright to the materials published. 

The scope of the journal is broad encompassing scientific, clinical, public health, community and policy topics in all areas related to sports and exercise medicine, exercise-related physiology, nutrition, metabolism and physical fitness. Manuscripts addressing movement, fitness, exercise, physical activity, health promotion, sport, and prevention and treatment of injury and disease are welcome.


Exercise, Sport, and Movement uses an e-only, continuous publication model and accepts the following article types: Original Investigations (under all categories: applied, basic, clinical/medicine), clinical cases, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, brief reviews, graphical reviews, commentaries, opinions, letters to the editor, papers referred from one of the ACSM’s other five journals, any papers requiring gold open access (Plan S).

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Associate Editors

Gary Liguori

Editor-in-Chief

Gary Liguori, Ph.D., FACSM

Dean, College of Health Sciences
Professor, Kinesiology
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI