Advancing health through science, education and medicine


From anti-doping advocacy to childhood obesity prevention, ACSM's signature initiatives and programs focus on some of the most critical issues in sports medicine and exercise science today. Visit each of the websites to get involved in the cause.

Exercise is Medicine®

Join the global, mutli-organizational movement promoting physical activity to prevent disease and improve health. » Learn More

ACSM American Fitness Index™

Check out a snapshot of health and fitness in the 50 largest cities across the U.S.» Learn More

Professionals Against Doping in Sports

Ensure that your organization is a part of the professional consortium supporting anti-doping efforts. » Learn More

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Learn how you can help in the fight against childhood obesity in your state, city, workplace, or home.» Learn More

Featured Publication

This new textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to the basics of strength training and conditioning based on the latest research findings...» Read More