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ACSM In The News

ACSM is fortunate to be the go-to source on sports medicine and exercise science for several national and international media outlets. You can find some of our most recent coverage below, or you can view archived articles.  

Vigorous Exercise Good for Men

by Anne Aurand | Oct 26, 2011
New research says three hours a week of vigorous exercise, such as running, basketball or soccer, can lower a man’s risk of heart attack by 22 percent. Researchers with the Harvard School of Public Health analyzed physical activity levels and biomarkers — including cholesterol and insulin sensitivity — in 1,239 male participants of the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study between 1994 and 2004.
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