Patients / ACSM Position Stands
Position Stands are formally published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, the official journal of The American Journal of Sports Medicine. Position Stands are official statements of ACSM on topics related to sports medicine and exercise science.
The ACSM provides the highest quality, well-researched, non-biased information on a range of health topics. Below is a list of some of these topics.
For a full list please visit: http://www.acsm.org/access-public-information/position-stands
Nutrition and Athletic Performance
There are many potions and powders on market for athletes to put in their mouths. This article will help assist you in making evidence-based choices on what you put in your mouth.
The weight loss market is worth billions and there are many myths about how to lose weight and keep it off. The attached article discusses some of the evidence-based weight loss techniques that are safe and actually work.
Exercise and Fluid Replacement
Fluid replacement can not only assist in performance but actually help prevent major illness, particularly in endurance events or extreme weather conditions. The attached article discusses appropriate fluid loading strategies for sport and exercise
Exercise and Physical Activity for Older People
Exercise is important and healthy for people of all ages. The attached article discusses some of the issues and recommendations for those more experienced people