ACSM/Anthem American Fitness Index to Reveal 2020’s Fittest City

For more than a decade, the American Fitness Index has recognized the critical role all three play in a city’s overall health and fitness. ACSM and the Anthem Foundation will release the 2020 Fitness Index rankings at 7 a.m. EDT on July 14, 2020.

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At the Heart of the Matter: ACSM Updates Recommendations to Prevent Cardiovascular Events at Fitness Facilities

American College of Sports Medicine’s new expert consensus statement updates guidance on training staff and establishing emergency plans to prevent cardiovascular events at fitness facilities, community and hotel fitness facilities and sporting event venues.

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Exercise and Food Reward, Baby Steps for Mother’s Cardiovascular Health and more from Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

If you’re looking for health and fitness story ideas, view these research highlights from ACSM’s flagship research journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®.

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Increasing Muscle Size and Strength, Exergames and Older Adults and Treadmills and Cancer Care from Medicine & Science in Sports & Science

If you’re looking for health and fitness story ideas, view these research highlights from ACSM’s flagship research journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®.

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Exercise during Chemo, Activity Breaks Enhance Mood, Reducing Diabetes Risk in African American Men & More from Medicine & Science in Sports & Science

If you’re looking for health and fitness story ideas, view these research highlights from Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews and Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, ACSM’s flagship research journal.

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American College of Sports Medicine Announces Kristin Belleson as new Chief Executive Officer

Belleson joins ACSM from the American Osteopathic Association, where she served as interim chief operating officer and vice president of affiliate affairs and membership services. In her new role at ACSM, Belleson will lead the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.

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Pioneering oncology researcher leads publication of new exercise prescriptions for cancer prevention, survival

Oncology nurse practitioner Anna Schwartz, a professor at Northern Arizona University, was a leader on the team that reviewed the latest scientific evidence and offered recommendations about the benefits of exercise for prevention, treatment, recovery and improved survival, which were shared this week in three publications.

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