ACSM Annual Meeting Research Highlights for June 1

ACSM’s comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference kicks off June 1 with programming covering the science, practice, public health and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science and physical activity. View program highlights.

What Is the Best Type of Exercise Training to Improve Artery Health in Older Adults?

Inactive older adults are at greater risk of having stiff arteries and high blood pressure. Although regular exercise can help reduce these poor health outcomes, what type of exercise is best? Researchers from Nova Scotia, Canada compared how six weeks…

HIIT Gets Adolescents Fit. Asthma Doesn’t Change That!

High-intensity interval training (HIIT; alternating short, intense bouts of exercise with short rest periods) is known to accelerate fitness improvements in healthy populations. This could be an effective strategy for those with asthma, as rest periods are introduced before an…

Time-saving high-intensity workouts can benefit people with spinal cord injuries, researchers find

Research from the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University has found that the practical advantages of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), or short bursts of all-out exercise, could be especially beneficial for people who have experienced spinal cord injuries (SCI).