Sports Medicine Bulletin
Jan. 1, 2013

ACSM in 2012: A Year In Review

2012 was one for the books—and well deserving of a colorful recap for ACSM members. For reflections from ACSM leaders and an update on the College’s priorities and progress, click here.More

Mark Your Calendars for Two Key ACSM Meetings in 2013

As you’re making travel plans for 2013, please mark your calendars for two ACSM meetings you won’t want to miss this year. Our 17th Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition will be held in March, and our 60th Annual Meeting & 4th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine® will be held in May/June.

17th Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition

With brand-new programming, celebrity keynote speakers, cutting-edge products and heart-pumping workouts, ACSM’s 17th Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition will engage and motivate you to make a positive change in the lives of you and your clients. The 2013 Summit will be held in Las Vegas, NV from March 12-15.

Register today for ACSM’s 17th Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition.

60th Annual Meeting & 4th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine

ACSM's 60th 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 2013 Annual Meeting & World Congress on Exercise is Medicine will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana from May 28-June 1.

Register today for ACSM’s 59th Annual Meeting & 3rd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine –early bird registration ends March 20! More

Policy Corner: Resolve to Make a Difference in 2013

In 2013, I resolve to:

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Stay Connected All Year with ACSM All Year through Social Media

ACSM has several 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: More

Resolve to Join an ACSM Regional Chapter in 2012

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. Regional Chapter membership is separate from your ACSM membership and provides additional benefits, including:

For more information on an ACSM Regional Chapter or to join, visit More