Brown Bag Series

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ACSM Brown Bag Series in Science

ACSM’s Brown Bag Series in Science gives students and professionals a chance to learn more about the diverse science ACSM members conduct. The monthly informal discussions take place between September and May and highlight what ACSM members study, the general research methodology they use and some of the interesting results their research generates.

For insights on how to incorporate these webinars into your lesson plans, check out this blog by ACSM Chief Science Officer Lynette Craft, Ph.D., FACSM and Beth Taylor, Ph.D., FACSM. 

Latest Webinar:

Implementation & Evaluation of an Evidence-Based
Physical Activity Screening & Promotion Program

Sarah Linke, Ph.D.
May 2020

Using Sport Injury Surveillance Data to Study Injury Outcomes

Avinash Chandran, Ph.D.
April 2020 

Navigating Performance Nutrition in Elite Collegiate Athletics during the Postseason

Nancy Rodriguez, Ph.D., R.D., FACSM
March 2020 

Hemostasis: Both Hero and Villain of the Cardiovascular System

Paul R. Nagelkirk, Ph.D., FACSM
February 2020 

The Science of Sitting Less

Bethany Barone Gibbs, PhD, FAHA
November 2019

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Mortality, Mind and Muscle

Beth Taylor, Ph.D., FACSM
October 2019

The Dirty Side of Research: Testing Out on the Trail

James Navalta, Ph.D.
September 2019

The Wired Driver: A Discussion of
Biometric Sensing in Motorsport

Edward Potkanowicz, Ph.D.
May 2019

Too Hot, Too Cold or Just Right: New
Insights into Thermoregulation       

Zachary Schlader, Ph.D., FACSM
April 2019

Hard-Hitting Research: Brain Injury Risk
in Youth Football

Thayne Munce, Ph.D., FACSM   
March 2019

Policies for Promotion of Physical
Activity in Youth

Russell R. Pate, Ph.D., FACSM
February 2019

The Warfighter Human Performance Program at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit

Erin Simmons, Ph.D.
January 2019

ACL Injury and Recovery: The Importance
of Early Rehabilitation

Susan Sigward, Ph.D., P.T., ATC
November 2018

Optimizing the High-Level Athlete: Integrating Testing, Monitoring and Application

Shawn Arent, Ph.D., FACSM
October 2018

Using Wearables and Technology to Encourage Healthy Behaviors

Christine Pellegrini, Ph.D.
September 2018

U.S. Air Force Physical Fitness Tests and Standards Research and Development

Neal Baumgartner, Ph.D.
August 2018

Resistance Exercise in Treating
Substance Use Disorder

Joe Ciccolo, Ph.D.
July 2018

The “Accidental” Rocket Scientist

Stuart M. Lee, Ph.D.
June 2018

Physical Fitness and Blood Glucose Influence Performance in IndyCar Racing

David Ferguson, Ph.D.
May 2018

Improving Iron Status in the Female Athlete

Diana DellaValle, Ph.D., R.D., LDN
April 2018

Exercise Hedonics: Pleasure/ Displeasure Responses to Exercise

Panteleimon "Paddy" Ekkekakis, Ph.D., FACSM
March 2018

Illness and Injury in Paralympic
Athletes during the Games

Cheri Blauwet, M.D., FACSM
February 2018

Biomechanics of Figure Skating

Deborah King, Ph.D.
January 2018