|Sports Medicine Bulletin|
|May 31, 2011|
Greetings from the 2011 ACSM Annual Meeting
Sports Medicine Bulletin is being delivered this week from the 2011 ACSM Annual Meeting and 2nd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine® in Denver. A record number of scientific and clinical abstracts will be presented this week by researchers from around the world.
On-site registration is available at the Colorado Convention Center. Sports Medicine Bulletin will return to its regular format on Tuesday, June 14. More
Annual Meeting Launches New Mobile Website
ACSM has launched a new mobile website for the ACSM Annual Meeting and World Congress on Exercise is Medicine. Visit m.acsmannualmeeting.org on your phone or tablet computer to find all of the features you want – social networking, daily schedule, exhibitor list, sessions, and news from the conference – in a mobile-friendly format.More
Keep Up with Daily Conference News
If you can’t join us in Denver, you can still read all about sessions and events in the Annual Meeting Daily News briefing. As an ACSM member, you’ll receive a daily PDF (Wednesday through Friday this week) with features, event announcements, photos and more. The news is also available on the mobile website at m.acsmannualmeeting.org.
Access today’s issue of the Annual Meeting Daily News online now. Click here for a PDF.
EIM World Congress Events Take Center Stage Today
The 2nd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine is packed with educational sessions, networking opportunities and everything in-between. Be there as the festivities begin today at 1:45 p.m. with EIM keynote lecture “Supersize My Exercise! Learning from Mad Men, the Marlboro Man and Freakonomics to Promote Physical Activity” by Karim Khan, M.D., Ph.D.
Stop by the Capitol Lobby at 4:30 p.m. to hear Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper share what his state is doing to promote physical activity and health among residents.
Join Senator John Barasso (R-Wy) and “The Biggest Loser” finalist Tara Costa, along with other EIM ambassadors, as we take to the streets in Denver. The EIM Community Walk will leave from the Hyatt Regency at 6 p.m. and wind through downtown Denver before returning to the hotel for the EIM Opening Ceremony.
Tonight, EIM and our global partners will come together over live entertainment, a light reception and a cash bar for the EIM Opening Ceremony. Guests will have the chance to share ideas about ongoing EIM work in the U.S. and abroad and network with representatives from the newly developed EIM Regional Centers. In addition, the Opening Ceremony will feature an EIM showcase highlighting successful programs from around the world.
Note: Technogym, the Wellness Company, a proud global partner of EIM, will be on site in the ACSM Exhibit Hall (booth 314) and at the EIM Forum on Thursday. Please visit Technogym at any of these events to get a free copy of the Exercise is Medicine book and learn more about their innovative equipment, software and solutions, including the Wellness System to deliver exercise prescriptions with the ability to track and report outcomes and the mywellnesskey tool to combine exercise prescription with everyday movement. More
Read the Latest ACSM News
Much of the research presented in Denver this week has public appeal. More than 20 studies will be profiled in news releases sent to media outlets worldwide. Visit www.acsm.org/news for the latest releases distributed during the meeting. More
Don't Forget to Tweet Your Thoughts, Find Photos on Facebook
Tweet all about the 2011 Annual Meeting! Use hashtag #ACSMDenver11 in your tweets to share what you’ve learned, praise presenters and recognize your colleagues. Follow @ACSMnews for up-to-date news and announcements about the conference.
Plus – become a fan of the American College of Sports Medicine on Facebook to view photos from the meeting updated daily.More