ACSM Resources for Faculty


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New Faculty Resources for Virtual Teaching!

To support your transition to conducting classes virtually, ACSM has compiled teaching resources for virtual learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes videos on a wide range of topics, ACSM journal articles, blogs and more.

Access resources for your virtual classroom

Join the New ACSM Faculty Facebook Group

To provide additional support during this challenging time, ACSM has created a new Faculty Facebook Group as a forum for idea-sharing and robust dialogue with other fellow members. Join this group to collaborate, brainstorm, mentor others and identify best practices for online instruction. 

Visit the Faculty Facebook page and request to join

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Digital Resources with ACSM Book Adoption 


Classroom Resources


Adopt an ACSM book

When you adopt an ACSM book for your course, you’ll also have access to related resources to build your course: lesson plans, PowerPoint Presentations, Test Generators and more!

Learn more


Resources for Certification-focused Courses

  • PrepU online quizzing system
  • ACSM’s Certified Personal Trainer Digital Flash Cards
  • Certification exam content outlines 
  • Take your program to the next level with accreditation and discounts  


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    ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription: Updates

    To help guide your students through the updates to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription from the 10th to the 11th edition, access this crosswalk document.

    Access the Document

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    Supplemental Materials

    Students learn in different ways, and variety keeps them engaged. Use research-based webinars, infographics, videos and other media for lasting impact. For access to  more content, ask your librarian if your institution has a subscription to Ovid or Health Library.

    Explore Resource Library 

    ACSM Membership and Certification
    The Value for Students

    ACSM is the largest and most influential organization devoted to sports medicine and exercise science. Your students will enjoy a number of career benefits as an ACSM member, ACSM Certified Professional, or both! Students can join ACSM for just $10 (first year; $20 student membership renewal), which opens the door to significant discounts on certification exams, CEC courses, conference registrations and more. Direct them to the student page and encourage them to join and become ACSM certified!

    Career Resources for Your Students

    Fifteen Exercise Science Careers A

    Fifteen Exercise Science Careers

    The biggest challenge to developing a career map is deciding where you want to go. Students can start by looking at these potential career options.
    ACSM's 15 Exercise Science Careers Download

    ACSM Career Center A

    ACSM Career Center

    Access current job openings, resume writing resources, interview tips and other career
    coaching advice.

    Check it out

    Featured Employers A

    Featured Employers

    ACSM partners with the most recognized names in fitness who want to hire our certified exercise professionals. Includes internship opportunities. 

    See them here