Learn More at Annual Meeting: Pre-conferences and Satellite Sessions

Registered for ACSM’s Annual Meeting? This year’s conference will host several exciting pre-conference and satellite sessions. Make the most of your time in Denver with these opportunities for more education and networking. Please note: some sessions require separate registration. Symposium on Motor Control in Biomechanics: ISB Working Group in Motor Control

The Symposium on Motor Control in Biomechanics is a forum to foster the growing interest in scientific work that bridges the fields of Motor Control and Biomechanics. The symposium brings together internationally renowned speakers to introduce their work on the understanding of Motor Control in Biomechanics for a wide range of applications, including Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology, Rehabilitation, Kinesiology, Modeling and more. Attendance is free for registrants of the ACSM Annual Meeting in Denver. If you would like to attend, please register at http://www.mcg.isbweb.org/registration.html.

Gatorade Sports Science Institute’s Sports Nutrition Pre-conference – Athlete’s Health: More than Meets the Eye

Today the convergence of science, technology and sport is moving forward more rapidly than ever before. As a result, new and interesting ways in which nutrition and well-being impact performance are being uncovered. This session will review emerging research in three areas of athlete health: gut health; vitamin D; and concussion prevention. This pre-conference will provide insight on what this means for today’s and tomorrow’s athletes. Click here to register.

ACSM Social Media Training Pre-conference: Learn Top Secrets from Social Media Experts

Today ushers in a new era and a new normal for ACSM professionals who seek to connect with consumers and colleagues. Find out how to define your own brand. Then get your messages out there through a whole host of must-do platforms — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Hootsuite. Then, tie it together and house it at your dynamic, newly branded website hub. Please have at least one social media account opened in advance to join in because presenters, during this session, will conduct on-the-spot live posting! Just added as a presenter: Gretchen Reynolds, the "Phys Ed" columnist for The New York Times. Her column appears weekly in the newspaper and monthly in The Sunday Times Magazine. She also is the author of The New York Times bestseller The First 20 Minutes. RSVP Today.

Graduate and Early Career Day Pre-conference and Lab Fair

The Graduate and Early Career Day Pre-conference and Lab Fair is designed to provide career guidance for graduate students and early career professionals. The session kicks off with a keynote address, then breakouts will be offered in three lecture tracks, each with its own specific focus: Academic Careers; Clinical Careers; Professional Business and Industry Careers.

PINES Ten Questions, Ten Experts: Research that Changed Sports Nutrition

Fifty years ago, sports nutrition was a sideline of exercise physiology research. Indeed, the New York Academy of Science’s extensive conference on the marathon in 1977 barely mentioned nutrition. Today, sports nutrition is recognized with its own journals, professional groups and career pathways. Which publications have underpinned this evolution? Ten sports nutrition experts will unveil a paper which has sparked great impact in their area of interest, answering the questions: What did the study tell us? Why did this make such an impact on me? What greater insights do I now have on this paper after the passage of time?

Fourth Annual International Congress on Medicine & Science in Ultra-Endurance Sports

Join scientists and clinicians from around the globe for the 4th Annual International Congress on Medicine & Science in Ultra-Endurance Sports. The Foundation for Ultra Sports Science has assembled an exceptional schedule to assure you are provided an aggressive day of scientific and clinical presentations focused on the latest information relevant to ultra-endurance sports. Registration and additional details are available at www.ultrasportsscience.us.