May 29 – June 2, 2018 • Minneapolis, Minnesota

PROGRAM

EDUCATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Joseph B. Wolffe Memorial Lecture

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 8:00 – 9:15 A.M.

Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention and Treatment: State of the Evidence

Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D., FACSM
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington

The D.B. Dill Historical Lecture

FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 8:00 – 9:15 A.M.

The History and Highlights of Physical Activity Behavior Change and Health Promotion

Abby C. King, Ph.D., FACSM
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

NAMED LECTURES

Priscilla M. Clarkson
Tutorial Lecture

Exercise and Inflammation Phenotype Flexibility

Mary Miles Ph.D., FACSM
Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana

Elsworth R. Buskirk
Tutorial Lecture

Feeding Soldiers in the Field: Developing Nutritional Strategies to Mitigate Effects of Undereating

Andrew Young, Ph.D., FACSM
USARIEM
Natick, Massachusetts

John R. Sutton
Clinical Lecture

FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

If I’d Known I was Going to Live This Long, I’d Have Taken Better Care of Myself!

Robert J. Johnson, M.D., FACSM
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

PRESIDENT’S LECTURES

Paralympic Sports Medicine – Evolution of a Specialty

Nick Webborn, MBBS, FACSM
British Paralympic Association
London, England

Is it Time for Heart Failure Patients to HIIT the Weights?

Peter Brubaker, Ph.D., FACSM
Wake Forest University
Winston Salem, North Carolina

68 is the New 43: Rebellious Rise of the Senior Olympics

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Pamela M. Peeke, M.D., M.P.H, FACP, FACSM
University of Maryland School of Medicine
College Park, MD

Seeking the Gold: The Evolution of Nutrition Strategies for Creating a Champion

Dan Benardot, Ph.D., DHC, RD, LD, FACSM
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia

WORLD CONGRESS ON THE BASIC SCIENCE OF MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY AND ATROPHY KEYNOTE LECTURE

Muscular Molecular Messages for Mere Mortals and Gold Medal Athletes

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Marco Sandri, M.D.
Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova

MORRIS/PAFFENBARGER EXERCISE IS MEDICINE® KEYNOTE LECTURE

TUESDAY, MAY 29, 5:30 – 6:15 P.M.

Context Matters for Physical Activity Promotion

Nico Pronk, Ph.D., M.A., FACSM
HealthPartners, Inc.


2018 HIGHLIGHTED SYMPOSIA

Athlete Care and Clinical Medicine
Mental Health and Athletes: Select Clinical Psychological Issues in Athletes

Biomechanics and Neural Control of Movement
The Past, Present and Future of ACL Injury Prevention: Biomechanics Screening and Neuromescular Interventions that Work!

Cardiovascular, Renal, and Respiratory Physiology
The Respiratory System in Heart Failure

Clinical Exercise Physiology
The Aging Vasculature as a Therapeutic Target for Cardiovascular Health

Environmental and Occupational Physiology
Hypoxic and heat Therapy: a New Tool Box for Physicians, Physiotherapists and Coaches

Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Physical Activity/Health Promotion Interventions
What’s App Doc? New Frontiers in Technologies for Physical Activity and Health

Exercise is Medicine
The Role of Resistance Training in Disease Prevention and Treatment

Fitness Assessment, Exercise Training, and Performance of Athletes and Healthy People
The Science Behind Top Fitness Trends

Immunology/Genetics/Endocrinology
Impact of Nutrition on Immune System Recovery from Heavy Exertion

Metabolism and Nutrition
The Path to Personalization: Understanding the Environmental and Genetic Modifiers Impacting Individual Responses to Ergogenic Aids

Psychology, Behavior and Neurobiology
Physical Exercise for Brain Health: Where Does HIIT Fit?

Skeletal Muscle, Bone and Connective Tissue
Exercise is Regenerative Medicine: Leveraging Solutions from Within