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From 1to 5June is the 57thAnnual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) held in Baltimore,Maryland,USA.For the first time,taking place this year to coincide with the annual conference of the World Congress ACSMs also "Health Sport is the medicine" (Exercise Is Medicine) instead.The dual meeting provides interesting topics for people from academia,teaching and clinical practice,as well as for students in the prosperous area of health. 57thAnnual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine:
In the 57thAnnual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine held a number of workshops,symposia and lectures in the areas of basic and applied science,education,medicine,research,public health,health-oriented fitness and professional sports.
The international element of the ACSM annual conference occurs from year to year more and more important. The ACSM is proud to welcome members and visitors from all over the world.In 2009,26% of international visitors from 64 countries.36% of the accepted scientific and clinical abstract submitted by persons outside the United States.
International Reception: hundreds of international visitors meet each year at the "International Reception" of the ACSM Annual Congress
World Congress in "health is sports medicine":
The inaugural meeting of the World Congress "Health Sport's Medicine" (Exercise Is Medicine) is a unique international forum in which the aspects of the impact physical activity in terms of health sport in the context of science,practice,public health and policy are discussed.
In addition to the valuable exchange of information on the impact of physical activity on disease prevention and health promotion,the participants of the congress get valuable resources and recommendations on how the different EIM initiatives (Exercise Is Medicine) can be implemented in their respective countries and communities. More info at
Continuing education credits: (Continuing Education Credits / Continuing Medical Education Credits):
The American College of Sports Medicine is accredited by the "Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education".The following continuing education credits (CE credits) have been applied for or granted:
American Medical Association (AMA) PRA credits: The American College of Sports Medicine estimates the ACSM annual conference with a maximum of 32.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits ™.
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM),CECs: The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee calls for the ACSM Annual Meeting a maximum of 32.25 ACSM continuing education points (Continuing Education Credits).
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP): An application for CME credits has been submitted to the American Academy of Family Physicians.The decision regarding the allocation of training points is in progress.
National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) - CEUs: The American College of Sports Medicine is recognized by the NATA Board of Certification,Inc. and may thus assign continuing education credits for Certified Athletic Trainers (ATs).For the ACSM Annual Meeting 32.25 CEUs will be awarded.
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This American College of Sports Medicine shit is2007-05-22 18:43:51 by CaliforniaSky
Hard :(..biomechanics, Exercise Physioligy, Mydiocardal Ischemia and Infraction, principles in behavior change (that might be fun). The Influence on Emotional Distress on Chronic Illness, Exercise in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease.
That doesn't even make 5% of the study course :(
I thought I could het ACSM certified in a few month's but I don't think I can :(
ohh and artichoke....that pic as a red x
I/m ACSM certified.. their the best one to get2009-03-25 13:31:37 by Lions__in__Snow
Hard...and takes some time... but I think trainers should aim for the best one out there and just invest a little more time.
. After that, Pasternak recommends seeking out trainers with certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) or the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Thomass top two certifying agencies are the ACSM and the ACE. Every little gym has a bulletin board full of personal trainers, the physician says. But if I dont see one of these acronyms on someones business card, I steer people away.
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