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Missed the Annual Meeting? Review abstracts and sessions
2011 Annual Meeting session proposals due June 21
View photos from the ACSM Annual Meeting and EIM World Congress
Vote for ACSM in Pepsi Refresh grant
ACSM research featured in USA Today, TIME magazine, more
Sports medicine & exercise science headlines

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Missed the Annual Meeting? Review Abstracts and Sessions
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If you weren't able to join ACSM in Baltimore for the Annual Meeting and inaugural World Congress on Exercise is Medicine, read the research you missed. Visit www.acsm.org/annualmeeting for the program planner to search for abstracts and symposium titles.

2011 Annual Meeting Session Proposals Due June 21
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Don't miss the session proposal deadline for the 2011 ACSM Annual Meeting and 2nd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine! Click here to submit your proposals, due by 11:59 a.m. on Monday, June 21. Abstract submissions will be available in fall 2010.

KinetiSense™ Wireless 3-D Motion Analysis
Accelerometers and gyroscopes packaged in a compact user worn sensor measure linear acceleration and angular velocity from up to five points on the body. Data can be transmitted in real time to a PC or stored in device memory. Click here for more information.

View Photos From the ACSM Annual Meeting and EIM World Congress
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Visit ACSM's Facebook page to view photos from Baltimore, including shots of U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin’s historic community walk. Following a brief lecture during the meeting, Dr. Benjamin led meeting attendees through Baltimore's Inner Harbor and signed a health prescription for all Americans.

Click here to view photos!

Vote for ACSM in Pepsi Refresh Grant Competition
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Get kids physically active through the built environment! ACSM is in the running for a grant through the Pepsi Refresh project and hopes to provide a playground for an underserved area in Indianapolis, ACSM's headquarters city.

Click here to read ACSM's grant proposal and cast your votes! The top-10 vote-getters will receive grants for their projects.

ACCUSPLIT Certified Accurate Pedometers

The commitment to accuracy that produces professional stopwatches, since 1972, now produces reliable and accurate pedometers for your research and wellness programs. Go to ACCUSPLIT Pedometers or AE120XL or call 800-935-1996, x205.

ACSM Research Featured in USA Today, TIME Magazine, Others
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Research from the ACSM Annual Meeting and World Congress on Exercise is Medicine captured the attention of the media and the public. Studies were featured in USA Today, TIME magazine, the Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, and many more. To read news releases produced on studies at the meeting, click here.

Human Metabolic-rate Systems
Sable Systems' human metabolic-rate systems are more precise, stable and user friendly than any metabolic cart. Portable or bench-top systems automate acquisition of VO2, VCO2 and RER. Analysis is GLP compliant. For research with animal models, Sable meets and surpasses all international standards for energy expenditure and food monitoring. MORE

Exercise and Science Headlines

Headlines include recent stories in the media on sports medicine and exercise science topics and do not reflect ACSM statements, views or endorsements. Headlines are meant to inform members on what the public is reading and hearing about the field.


Does Increased Activity Mean Higher GPA?
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Twenty minutes of daily vigorous physical activity among college students may lead them to have grade point averages about .4 higher, on a scale of 4.0, compared with students who do not exercise. More

Human physiology systems

Human physiology systems Measure spirometry, metabolic rates, biopotentials & much more See us @ Booth 634, ACSM, ADInstruments

New Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Patients Say Regular Activity is a Good Thing
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Before we knew about the vast benefits of exercise for people with cancer, physical activity wasn't always recommended during or after treatment. More
Actical wireless monitor
You can use the noninvasive and waterproof Actical wireless monitor for logging activities such as swimming to gain a picture of activity intensity. The rugged, 24/7, device provides reliable and quality data on physical activity and caloric expenditure. Learn more about Actical.
Velotron Electronic Bicycle Ergometer
High performance bicycle ergometer with 2300W Wingate test. Repeatability, +/- 0.25%. Absolute accuracy, +/- 1.5%. Permanent calibration with quick self check. Functions both as conventional ergometer starting at 5W and as precision road bike simulator with adjustable bike dimensions, mechanical components, electronic shifting. Full suite of performance recording and interactive computer graphics and video software. Below $10,000. More info
SonoSite's M-Turbo®
SonoSite's advanced technology enables Sports Medicine physicians to diagnose and monitor acute soft tissue injuries at the point of care and to guide injections, such as PRP, to achieve greater accuracy. The M-Turbo ultrasound system is portable and durable, and it includes an industry-leading 5-year warranty.  More Info
Alleviate plantar fasciitis pain with the Stretch-EZ
The Stretch-EZ encompasses the foot allowing for a comfortable stretch to the foot, heel, Achilles tendon, hamstring, quadriceps, inner/outer thigh and calf. This unique stretching aide assists in the treatment of plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, and leg, hip and low back strains. More info
Innovative Software for Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription!
Fitmate Exercise & Nutrition is the next-generation software for professionals in the Health & Fitness industry willing to provide their clients a scientific approach to weight management, fitness assessment and exercise prescription (based on ACSM guidelines). Included a wide range of field tests for VO2max scoring, muscular strength testing, muscular endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular risk analysis and Par-Q. More info
The GT3X-plus & ActiLife5 by ActiGraph: The Next Generation in Activity Measurement!
ActiGraph's new GT3X-plus and ActiLife5 software system utilize the same validated ActiGraph activity monitoring technology you know and trust, with some exciting new features to increase the efficiency of your data collection and enhance your analysis capabilities! Visit www.theactigraph.com or stop by booth #910 at the ACSM Annual Meeting to learn more!

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