Advancing health through science, education and medicine

Initiatives

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

Every Body Walk!

With your help we can spread the message that walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week can improve one's health and prevent disease. Learn more

Professionals Against Doping in Sports

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

National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute,

Find out how the Institute is enhancing the experience, development, health and safety of youth involved in sports. » 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