ACSM Announces 2022 Paper of the Year Selections

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ACSM Announces 2022 Paper of the Year Selections

June 7, 2023

2022 paper of the year authors(Indianapolis, IN) The American College of Sports Medicine® (ACSM) announced the 2022 Paper of the Year for each of ACSM’s five highly acclaimed journals — the college’s sixth and newest journal, Exercise, Sport, and Movement had not yet been established — during a symposium at the 2023 ACSM annual meeting held May 30 – June 2 in Denver, CO.  

The annual Paper of the Year award for each of ACSM’s journals recognizes the demonstrated scientific and scholarly significance and impact of an article published during the previous year. The selection for this award, now in its fourth year, was made by the editorial board of each journal, who received nominations from the associate editors of said journal.  

The 2022 Paper of the Year selections for each of the journals are: 

ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal® | May/June 2022 

Title: "Heads-up: Effective Strategies for Promoting Mental Health Literacy in Youth Fitness Programs" 
Authors: Avery D. Faigenbaum, Tamara Rial Rebullido, Leonard Zaichkowsky 
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Current Sports Medicine Reports | August 2022 

Title: "Aerobic or Muscle-Strengthening Physical Activity: Which Is Better for Health?" 
Authors: Angelique G. Brellenthin, Jason A. Bennie, Duck-chul Lee 
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Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews | January 2022 

Title: "Exercise Snacks: A Novel Strategy to Improve Cardiometabolic Health” 
Authors: Hashim Islam, Martin J. Gibala, Jonathan P. Little 
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Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise® | December 2022 

Title: "The Role of Muscle Glycogen Content and Localization in High-Intensity Exercise Performance: A Placebo-Controlled Trial" 
Authors: Jeppe F. Vigh-Larsen, Niels Ørtenblad, Joachim Nielsen, Ole Emil Andersen, Kristian Overgaard, Magni Mohr 
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Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine | Winter 2022 

Title: "Determinants of Dropout from and Variation in Adherence to an Exercise Intervention: The STRRIDE Randomized Trials" 
Authors: Katherine A. Collins, Kim M. Huffman, Ruth Q. Wolever, Patrick J. Smith, Ilene C. Siegler, Leanna M. Ross, Elizabeth R. Hauser, Rong Jiang, John M. Jakicic, Paul T. Costa, William E. Kraus 
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