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ACSM publishes several books and multimedia resources for our diverse audiences, and we are best known for ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, first published in 1975. Books and multimedia may be purchased directly from the publisher or from the ACSM Store.
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Interested in scientifically based health and fitness advice – not the latest fad diets or exercise crazes? Find it here.
For trainers and exercise specialists who want up-to-date research and information to best serve their clients, ACSM provides a range of book resources:
Studying for an ACSM certification exam? We have resources to prepare you.
These ACSM books are widely adopted in various physiology and exercise science courses.
(Books listed in the Health/Fitness and Certification-Related sections also are widely used in academic settings.)
Experts offer targeted information for health care professionals whose focus is sports medicine.
Click here to view EIM's "Keys to Exercise" video series.
Other ACSM video and audio resources include:
ACSM Team Physician Consensus Conference
This DVD reviews outcomes from the 2010 Team Physician Consensus Conference on "Selected Issues for Nutrition and the Athlete." It details guidance on general nutrition issues for athletes, and it includes recommendations for intake of fluids and cautionary warnings. Stanley Herring, M.D., FACSM, Medical Director at the UW Sports and Spine Center at Harborview, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, is featured. Click here for more information.
ACSM InfoSearch is a free benefit to help members stay current with scientific literature and reduce information overload. Members receive a Weekly Literature Update via email every Friday with book reviews in subject areas they've selected. The service also includes links to the tables of contents for select journals. If you are interested in receiving the ACSM InfoSearch service and are not a member of ACSM, join ACSM today.
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