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ACSMThe American College of Sports Medicine

What is it? How do I use it? Should I become a member? The acronym sure is catchy!


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What is the ACSM?

MISSION STATEMENT

“ACSM advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine”


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ACSM

Advancing Health Through Science, Education and Medicine


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Historical Perspective

  • 1954: ACSM Founded in NY

  • 1969: First MSSE published

  • 1975: ACSM's Guidelines for Graded Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription 1st published

  • 1975: ACSM conducts first Exercise Leader Workshop in Aspen, Colorado; 20 individuals become ACSM's first Certified Exercise Specialists

  • 1976: 1st Exercise Technician cert. @ UW-L

  • 1984: ACSM Nat’l Center opens in Indianapolis

  • 1996: Surgeon Generals Report released (ACSM prominent role)

  • 1997: 1st Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana


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How do “I” use ACSM?

  • ESS information resources

    • MSSE

    • Exercise & Sport Science Reviews

    • ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal

    • Sports Medicine Bulletin

      • SMB: online journal in members only section

      • “official” ACSM newsmagazine

    • Current Sports Medicine Reports

      • For MD’s



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Single copies of brochures

Free

Send SASE

ACSM National CenterP.O. Box 1440Indianapolis, IN 46206-1440 USA

(Bulk quantities of each brochure are available - 10 brochures/$2.00.Shipping charges: $5 for 50-200 brochures, $8 for 200-500 brochures)


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What Brochures are Available?

  •  Eating Smart, Even When You're Pressed for Time

  • Exercise - Induced Asthma

  • Female Athlete Triad: Amenorrhea, Eating Disorders,

    and Osteoporosis

  • Fit Over 40

  •  Nutrition and Sports Performance: A guide for physically active young people

  • Nutrition, Training, and Injury PreventionGuidelines: A guide for soccer players

  • Questioning the 40/30/30 diet

  • Return to Play (A Coach's Guide)

  • Sprains, Strains, and Tears

  • What is an Exercise Physiologist?


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Videos

Clinical Ex. Phys., Understanding the Basics

Exercise & Aging

The Science & Practice of Body Comp. Assessment

Lost & Found in the Grocery Store


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ACSM NEWS

  • Certified Newsletter

  • ACSM Fit Society® Page

  • News Releases

  • Position Stands

  • ACSM Workshops


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ACSM Certifications

  • ACSM Personal Trainer

  • ACSM Clinical Track

    • Exercise Specialist

  • ACSM Health & Wellness Track

    • Health/Fitness Instructor

  • ACSM RCEP

    • Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist

  • FAQs

  • Test Sites in CO


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What about the Meetings?

  • RMACSM

    • Rocky Mountain Region

    • Regional Meeting February22-23, 2008

      • Estes Park, CO at the Stanley Hotel

      • Undergrad & Grad compete for $1500

      • Poster & oral presentations

      • Keynote speakers

      • Networking

    • Regional Conference cost

      • $30 member or $45 non-ACSM Member

    • Regional membership cost

      • $15 student

      • $30 professional


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National ACSM Meeting

  • Next Meeting

    • May 28-31, 2008

    • Indianapolis, IN

      • Cost

        • Student $100

        • Professional $190

    • Abstract submission deadline Nov. 1.


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Should YOU become a member?

  • YES!

  • Recall the benefits

    • Publications (included in annual fee)

    • Access to members only section

      • Job search

      • Certified news

    • Reduced cost to conferences & for certifications (workshops & test)

    • Networking


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NSCA

  • www.nsca-lift.org

  • Membership Costs

  • CSCS certification

    • Test Sites in CO

  • Gold standard for strength and conditioning specialists

  • Publications

  • Job searches

  • National Meeting

  • Sport Specific Training conference


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Website

www.acsm.org

www.nsca-lift.org

Questions?


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