Northland Chapter

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Abstract Submissions due March 10, 2023.

Acceptable Abstract Types

  1. Scientific Abstract
  2. Case Study Abstract (not eligible for awards)
  3. Systematic Review/Meta-Analysis Abstract (not eligible for awards)


Student Quiz Bowl is March 31, 2023

Put together your teams to represent your University/College!

Thank you to our sponsors for supporting the 2023 Annual Meeting!
Gold Level Support: Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Bronze Level Support: Cosmed USA
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Annual Meeting

March 30 - April 1, 2023

Sanford Center - Sanford Health
Sioux Falls, SD

2301 East 60th St N
Sioux Falls, SD 57104



Keynote speaker: Karin Pfeiffer

Health and Wellbeing for All: The Positive Effects Achieved by Promoting Sport in Youth

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Shane Scholten

Associate Professor at Augustana University


Mary Stenson

Associate Professor at University of Minnesota Duluth


Sam Haag

Associate Professor at Concordia St. Paul

Executive Director

Erin White

Professor at Winona State University

About Us

The Northland Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NACSM) is a diverse group of professionals and students dedicated to the advancement of sports medicine and exercise science. While our members are primarily from Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, we welcome members from neighboring states and Canadian provinces as well. The chapter seeks to communicate scientific information, provide a forum for research, foster professional peer interaction and support career growth. NACSM adheres to the mission of the American College of Sports Medicine on a regional level.


Joining the Northland ACSM Chapter ensures easy access and close-to-home educational, professional, and networking opportunities. Members gain access to programs and opportunities in a smaller and more personal environment. Whether it's building knowledge, building networks or building careers, Northland ACSM can you get there! 

Make the most of your chapter membership-
  • Share your research & present at meetings
  • Connect with like-minded professionals & students
  • Access funding opportunities 
  • Advance your education through first-rate educational offerings
  • Volunteer & serve to get connected and give back
  • Gain exposure to a variety of sports medicine & exercise science professions

Chapter Leaders

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Sam Haag


Shane Scholten


Mary Stenson
Corey Selland

Minnesota State Rep

Corey Selland
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Nebraska State Rep

Sam Dolezal
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North Dakota State Rep

Colin Bond
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South Dakota State Rep

Thayne Munce
Ana Ribeiro2

At-Large Rep

Ana Ribeiro
Colten Brand Katie Curtis

ACSM Student Reps

Colten Brand & Katie Curtis
Matt Heesch

Student Activities Director

Matt Heesch
Erin White

Executive Director

Erin White