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Mark Your Calendars for Two Key ACSM Meetings in 2012
Resolve to Join an ACSM Regional Chapter in 2012
Stay Connected with ACSM All Year Through Social Media
Professors – Don’t Forget to Register for ACSM’s Faculty Network
Stock Your Library with Six Must-Have ACSM Books





Mark Your Calendars for Two Key ACSM Meetings in 2012
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As you’re making travel plans for 2012, please mark your calendars for two ACSM meetings you won’t want to miss next year. Our 16th Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition will be held in March, and our 59th Annual Meeting & 3rd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine® will be held in May/June.

16th Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition
With brand-new programming, celebrity keynote speakers, cutting-edge products and heart-pumping workouts, ACSM’s 16th Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition will engage and motivate you to make a positive change in the lives of you and your clients. The 2012 Summit will be held in Las Vegas, NV from March 27 – 30.

Register today for ACSM’s 16th Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition. Early-bird registration deadline ends Jan. 4!


59th Annual Meeting & 3rd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine
ACSM's 59th Annual Meeting will connect you with a wealth of distinguished experts in the fields of basic and applied science, education, medicine, research, public health, health and fitness and sports performance, and it will expose you to cutting-edge research, hands-on workshops, highlighted symposia and keynote speakers. Held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting, the World Congress on Exercise is Medicine is a unique international forum that addresses the science, practice, public health and policy aspects of the impact physical activity has on disease prevention and health promotion. The 2012 Annual Meeting & World Congress on Exercise is Medicine will be held in San Francisco, CA, USA from May 29 – June 2.

Register today for ACSM’s 59th Annual Meeting & 3rd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine –early bird registration ends March 13!



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Resolve to Join an ACSM Regional Chapter in 2012
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In 2012, make a resolution to enhance your ACSM membership by joining one of our 12 regional chapters. ACSM Regional Chapters are located throughout the U.S. and help members network with and learn from the many exercise science and sports medicine professionals in their area.

Regional chapter members attend local educational meetings and have opportunities to develop professional relationships with colleagues close to their home. While regional chapter membership is separate to your ACSM membership, it is also complementary. Common benefits of regional chapter membership include:
  • Networking opportunities
  • Discounts on yearly chapter educational programs
  • Chapter member newsletters
  • Student awards and scholarships
  • Leadership and professional growth opportunities
  • Chapter member forums
For more information on an ACSM Regional Chapter or to join, visit www.acsm.org/regional_chapters.





Stay Connected with ACSM All Year through Social Media
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ACSM has many Facebook pages and Twitter accounts dedicated to sharing relevant information with our fans and followers. If you’re part of the social networking community, please be sure you’re connected with ACSM.

Here are a few ways you can connect with ACSM and our initiatives.

On Facebook: On Twitter


 


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Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest fitness club chain, serves more than a million members eager to participate in your next research project. As a founding partner in the Exercise IS Medicine initiative, Anytime Fitness members have participated in research projects which garnered international media attention. Washington Post Article

Contact: Brian.Z@anytimefitness.com. www.anytimefitness.com


Professors: Don't Forget to Register for ACSM's Faculty Network
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As you are heading back to school this semester, don’t forget to join ACSM’s Faculty Network. Members of our Faculty Network receive periodic email updates that offer resources and discounts for their students.

With our enhanced student benefits, ACSM's multidisciplinary membership can provide your students with invaluable career and research direction. Whether students are entering the research, clinical or health and fitness field, we can offer them a network of professionals and resources to enhance their educational development.

Give your students the ACSM advantage this semester by joining the Faculty Network today!



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SCAN represents registered dietitian professionals specializing in Sports, Cardiovascular, Wellness, and Disordered Eating. Find a SCAN RD at www.scandpg.org.


Stock Your Library with Six Must-Have ACSM Books
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Six ACSM books are included in Doody's Core Titles in the Health Sciences 2011, a list librarians consult when acquiring new titles for their collections.

The six must-have books are: The list is aimed primarily at medical, nursing and allied health libraries. A core title is a book that represents essential knowledge needed by professionals or students in a given discipline and is highly recommended for the collection of a library that serves health sciences specialists. More than 200 librarians volunteer to select these titles in 2011.

More information about the books may be found at www.acsmstore.org.

    

    



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