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ACSM eliminates the middle man

Sure, other fitness associations offer you networking opportunities, celebrity speakers and useful resources. But look closer. Where are these resources and sports medicine experts coming from? Chances are, many are coming from the American College of Sports Medicine. Because ACSM attracts expert clinicians, researchers and academicians, we are the only organization in the world that can give you first-hand access to the leading-edge science, clinical advancements and policy changes that shape your practice.

Though you'll sail past your competitors with the knowledge and connections you gain in ACSM, we know you also need resources you can use every day. By joining ACSM, you'll gain access to the following health-and-fitness resources:

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Athletes and the Weigh-In | The Experts Weigh In

ACSM provides new guidelines seek to help athletes establish a practical and long-term approach to body mass management for health and performance while recognizing the nuances of individual weight-category sports.

Louise Burke, Ph.D., FACSM, et al. | 05/06/21 Read The Rest Of This Post

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ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist

ACSM is the most-recognized name in sports medicine. For Sabrina Hodge, a corporate fitness manager at Eli Lilly, becoming an ACSM EP-C gave her the skills and confidence to help her clients succeed and manage a fitness center.


Essential Resources

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The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription 10th edition, is a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student.

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Know what's hot, and what's not, in the health fitness field. This bimonthly, member journal features practical information for fitness instructors, personal trainers, exercise leaders, program directors and other front-line exercise professionals.

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 The new title provides exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

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