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In this issue:

Greetings from the 2012 ACSM Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting Mobile Website Keeps You Informed
Keep Up with Daily Conference News
Sanjay Gupta Presents Special Session, Screening & Panel Discussion Tomorrow
Read the Latest ACSM News
Don’t Forget to Tweet Your Thoughts, Find Photos on Facebook
Sports Medicine & Exercise Science Headlines





Greetings from the 2012 ACSM Annual Meeting
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Sports Medicine Bulletin is being delivered this week from the 2012 ACSM Annual Meeting and 3rd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine® in San Francisco. 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 Moscone West Convention Center. Sports Medicine Bulletin will return to its regular format on Tuesday, June 12.


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Annual Meeting Mobile Website Keeps You Informed
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The mobile website for the ACSM Annual Meeting and World Congress on Exercise is Medicine is an easy way to stay up to date on conference happenings. 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.



 


Keep Up with Daily Conference News
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If you can’t join us in San Francisco, 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 (Tuesday through Friday this week) with features, event announcements, photos and more. The news is also available on the mobile website at m.acsmannualmeeting.org.


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Sanjay Gupta Presents Special Session, Screening & Panel Discussion Tomorrow
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Special Session: "Using the Power of the Media to Help Build a Fit Nation"
Wednesday, May 30
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Moscone West, Room 3012

Screening of "Big Hits, Broken Dreams"
Wednesday, May 30
5:45-7:00 p.m.
Moscone West, Room 2016

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s multiple-Emmy® award-winning chief medical correspondent, will speak tomorrow on “Using the Power of the Media to Help Build a Fit Nation” in a special session in Room 3012 of Moscone West. Concurrent with the meeting is the third World Congress on Exercise is Medicine®, the global initiative that says physical activity should be integral to the prevention and treatment of diseases and should be integrated into mainstream medical care. With up to 7,000 of the world’s leaders in medicine, exercise science, public health and other disciplines in attendance, Gupta will have a highly receptive audience—and one well positioned to carry out his call for individual and collective action to encourage healthier lifestyles.

In bringing his message to the ACSM meeting and World Congress, Gupta will have an international audience of professionals with whom to collaborate. Exercise is Medicine, an initiative coordinated by the ACSM, has evolved over the past two years as a rapidly growing multi-organizational, global initiative with regional centers and national Task Forces located in more than 25 countries on six continents.

Gupta will also conduct a special screening of the CNN documentary “Big Hits, Broken Dreams” that evening from 5:45-7:00 p.m. in Room 2016 of Moscone West. After the screening, subject experts Kevin Guskiewicz, Ph.D., FACSM, and Margot Putukian, M.D., FACSM, will take part in a panel discussion moderated by Gupta.


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Read the Latest ACSM News
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Much of the research presented in San Francisco this week has public appeal. Selected 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.


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Don't Forget to Tweet Your Thoughts, Find Photos on Facebook
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Those who use Twitter are invited to tweet about the 2012 Annual Meeting and World Congress. Use hashtag #ACSMannualmtg in your tweets to share key points, note exceptional 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.


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Exercise and Science Headlines


Headlines include recent stories in the media on sports medicine and exercise science topics and do not reflect ACSM statements, views or endorsements. Headlines are meant to inform members on what the public is reading and hearing about the field.


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New study redefines healthy American cities
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Have you ever considered what inspires people to choose the communities where they live? We all know there’s a latitude of factors that go into the decision making, including school systems, food and dining, access to public transportation, and job stability.

But one researcher in Atlanta contends that the ability to lead a healthy lifestyle and all of its contributing factors should become increasingly important to new families.
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May is Exercise is Medicine Month
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Van Wert Hospital urges individuals and families of Van Wert, Ohio, to increase physical activity during May's Exercise is Medicine Month. Physical inactivity is a fast-growing public health problem and contributes to a variety of chronic diseases and health complications, including obesity, diabetes and cancer. Even with all the benefits of physical activity, in the U.S. and many other countries, levels of inactivity are alarming. We are facing what is now referred to as an "inactivity epidemic."

In the U.S., where we are seeing a startling increase in chronic diseases and consternation over health care costs, many see the Exercise is Medicine® initiative as part of the solution. During May, communities throughout the U.S. will hold activities that recognize that physical activity and exercise - shown to help prevent and treat more than 40 chronic diseases - should be part of everyone's health care plan.
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