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Miss the Annual Meeting? Access the Research Online
Submit Your Session Proposals for the 2012 Annual Meeting
View Photos from ACSM Annual Meeting and EIM World Congress Events
ACSM Research Makes Headlines
Sports Medicine & Exercise Science Headlines





Miss the Annual Meeting? Access the Research Online
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Even if you weren't able to join ACSM in Denver for the 58th Annual Meeting and 2nd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine®, you don’t have to miss out on the science and clinical presentations. Visit our online program planner to search for abstracts and symposium titles.

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Submit Your Session Proposals for the 2012 Annual Meeting
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Don't miss the session proposal deadline for the 59th ACSM Annual Meeting and 3rd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine, to be held May 29 – June 2, 2012 in San Francisco. Proposals may be submitted online and are due by 11:50 p.m. PST on Monday, June 20. Abstract submissions will be accepted beginning in September.





View Photos from ACSM Annual Meeting and EIM World Congress Events
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Visit ACSM's Facebook page to view photos from Denver, including shots of the Exercise is Medicine® global forum. The forum’s meet the experts panel session involved several international guests speaking on how to start a new initiative, making EIM work with a country’s health care system, working with policymakers and identifying and involving stakeholders. Click here to view all conference photos.



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ACSM Research Makes Headlines
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Research from the ACSM Annual Meeting and World Congress on Exercise is Medicine captured the attention of the media and the public. Studies were featured in the Chicago Sun-Times, BBC News, ABC News and many more. To read news releases produced on studies at the meeting, click here.


 


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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.


A Two-For-One Workout
Los Angeles Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Most people wouldn't think of combining seemingly polar opposite pursuits such as Pilates and boxing. But the odd pairing makes perfect sense to one fitness instructor. Former dancer and certified Pilates teacher Viveca Jensen thought the mindful core-strengthening properties of Pilates would complement and counterbalance the quick cardio-heavy pace of noncontact boxing with weighted gloves. The class she created, called Piloxing, is a prime example of a fusion fitness class, one that melds two often disparate disciplines and throws in an element of fun to create a comprehensive, challenging workout. More

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Workplace Cited as New Source of Rise in Obesity
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Looking beyond poor eating habits and a couch-potato lifestyle, a group of researchers has found a new culprit in the obesity epidemic: the American workplace. A sweeping review of shifts in the labor force since 1960 suggests that a sizable portion of the national weight gain can be explained by declining physical activity during the workday. Jobs requiring moderate physical activity, which accounted for 50 percent of the labor market in 1960, have plummeted to just 20 percent. More
 
 

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