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Newswise: ACSM Presents Prestigious Honor and Citation Awards

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ACSM Presents Prestigious Honor and Citation Awards

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The American College of Sports Medicine recently announced several award winners during its annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.

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12-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714027

Caffeine and Exercise Performance, HITT and Type 2 Diabetes, Physical Activity and Sedentary Time and More from the Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Science®

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you're looking for health and fitness story ideas, view these research highlights from the June 2019 issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, ACSM’s flagship journal. ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.

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6-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Physical Activity Research Highlights from 2019 ACSM Annual Meeting

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you're looking for new health and fitness story ideas related to physical activity and chronic diseases, here is a selection of research that will be presented at ACSM's Annual Meeting beginning May 28 in Orlando, Florida. Contact Lisa Ramage to learn more about these topics or interview the ACSM researchers.

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23-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713149

Research Highlights from 2019 ACSM Annual Meeting

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The 2019 ACSM Basic Science World Congress focuses on biological and physiological mechanisms of exercise, circadian rhythm and sleep. Chaired by Karyn Esser, Ph.D., FACSM, from the University of Florida, this world congress brings together leading researchers to present and discuss cutting-edge science in this rapidly developing field.

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20-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713083

Cancer Research Highlights from Upcoming ACSM 66th Annual Meeting in Orlando

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Last year, an estimated 18 million cancer cases existed worldwide. This year, an estimated 1.76 new cancer cases will be diagnosed and 606,000 cancer deaths will occur in the United States. The number of cancer survivors worldwide is also growing, with more than 15.5 million cancer survivors in the United States alone – a figure expected to double in the coming decades. Ongoing research is necessary to help prevent and treat cancer. This is a selection of related research that will be presented during ACSM's 66th Annual Meeting – May 28-June 1 in Orlando, Florida.

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17-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712918

ACSM Publishes Science Behind the Updated Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) published a collection of 14 new pronouncements that present the science behind the updated Physical Activity Guidelines released in November 2018. Authored primarily by ACSM subject matter experts, each pronouncement addresses a specific topic, sharing the scientific evidence and identifying key knowledge gaps for future research to address.

Released:
15-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Arlington, Va. is #1 ‘Fittest City’; 2019 American Fitness Index Ranks 100 Cities

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Arlington, Va. is #1 ‘Fittest City’; 2019 American Fitness Index Ranks 100 Cities

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Foundation released the 2019 American Fitness Index®, ranking America’s 100 largest cities on health behaviors, chronic disease and community infrastructure indicators. Arlington, Va. earned the title of “America’s Fittest City.” Seattle, Wash.; Minneapolis, Minn.; San Francisco, Calif.; Madison, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; St. Paul, Minn.; Irvine, Calif. (new to the top 10); Denver, Colo.; and Portland, Ore. rounded out the top 10 cities.

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14-May-2019 7:00 AM EDT

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