Paper of the Year Awards

ACSM Paper of the Year Awards

The ACSM Publications Committee established an annual Paper of the Year award in 2020 for each of ACSM’s journals to recognize the demonstrated excellence in scientific and scholarly publications. The Paper of the Year is selected by each journal’s editorial board based on the criteria of significance and impact of the article. ACSM extends congratulations to each of the author groups.

2023 Winners

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ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® | Nov./Dec. 2023

"The Coming of Age of Resistance Exercise as a Primary Form of Exercise for Health"
Stuart M. Phillips, Jasmin K. Ma, and Eric S. Rawson
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Current Sports Medicine Reports | March 2023

"Sports Medicine and the Pelvic Floor"
Gráinne M. Donnelly and Isabel S. Moore
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Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews | July 2023

"Sex Differences in Athletic Performance: Perspectives on Transgender Athletes"
Natalie J. Nokoff, Jonathon Senefeld, Csilla Krausz, Sandra Hunter, and Michael Joyner
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Exercise, Sport, and Movement | Spring 2023

"Critical Environmental Limits for Human Thermoregulation in the Context of a Changing Climate"
Daniel J. Vecellio, Rachel M. Cottle, S. Tony Wolf, and W. Larry Kenney
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Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise® | May 2023

"Breaking Up Prolonged Sitting to Improve Cardiometabolic Risk: Dose–Response Analysis of a Randomized Crossover Trial"
Andrea T. Duran, Ciaran P. Friel, Maria A. Serafini, Ipek Ensari, Ying Kuen Cheung, and Keith M. Diaz
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Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine | Fall 2023

"The Effect of Lightweight Shoes on Air Force Basic Training Injuries: A Randomized Controlled Trial"
Korey B. Kasper, Nathaniel S. Nye, Theresa M. Casey, Meredith G. Cockerell, and Steven D. Trigg
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2023 Papers of the Year