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Issues & Policy Briefs

ACSM Policy Briefs lay out evidence-based recommendations on a range of topics, guiding elected officials, appointed administrators, volunteers and advocates. View our series of succinct discussions of issues relating to the College's mission, articulated by experts and overseen by the ACSM Health and Science Policy Committee.

Concussion in Youth Sports

Physical Activity Guidelines

Pre-participation Evaluation (PPE)

Exercise is Medicine

Anti-doping

U.S. National Physical Activity Plan

Featured Publication

The second edition of ACSM’s Advanced Exercise Physiology has been substantially updated and reorganized. The text is written for experienced... » Read More