Olympic Figure Skating: What It Takes

By Gemmie S. Devera, MD, MS, MP?for ACSM Olympic Figure Skating consists of women?s singles, men?s singles, pairs, and ice dancing. Elite competitors skate at

What Can We Learn From Mikaela Shiffrin?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc If you live in the U.S. and have even a passing interest in the upcoming Winter

Orgs to Obama: Stress Physical Activity in State of the Union

As President Obama and his staff weigh what to emphasize in his fifth State of the Union address, the American College of Sports Medicine and

ACSM Fit Society Page: January 2014 Men’s Health

The theme of this issue is “Men’s Health“. Article topics?in this issue include physical activity with osteoarthritis, high-intensity interval training, low testosterone?and exercise, work-life balance,

Criticism of NEJM Flawed Meniscectomy Study

Let?s take a closer look at the recent?New England Journal of Medicine article?on arthroscopic partial meniscectomy,?says Brian Cole, M.D. Dr. Cole, Professor?in the Departments of

Injury Prevention Tips for an Extended Season

In-season training and conditioning can be a challenge for football players. After all, they?ve already endured rigorous offseason programs followed by preseason training camps in

Hydration, Equipment, Weather Conditions Are Keys To Safe Winter Sports

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Many families will be spending the December holidays in snow or cold weather.? Be sure to

ACSM Fitness Resolution: Every Body Walk!

Around the start of each new year, advice abounds to help people adopt healthier lifestyles. The American College of Sports Medicine offers science-based guidelines: adults

What is Patellofemoral Syndrome and How Do I Get Rid of It?

Pain directly in the front of the knee is most commonly referred to as patellofemoral syndrome or anterior knee pain.?? The development of patellofemoral syndrome

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