May 30 – June 3, 2017 • Denver, Colorado

Thematic Programming Tailored Just for Clinicians!

The annual meeting program contains over 100 talks on clinically based topics, with innovative hands-on workshops and case presentations spanning a wide range of diagnoses. The meeting has a rich and diverse clinical program designed to provide learning opportunities for clinicians of all types and experience levels. The combination of clinicians and research scientists provides a robust learning experience and exchange of ideas essential for your professional development.

View Highlighted Programing for Clinicians for the 2017 Annual Meeting!

Clinical Research Abstract Deadline – March 1, 2017 (for those submissions from a fellow in a Sports Medicine Fellowship Program)
Sports medicine fellows (those in an accredited sports medicine fellowship program) will be allowed to submit research abstracts between  February 15 – March 1, 2017. Research abstracts can be submitted for acceptance by having an ACSM Fellow sponsor the abstract.  Abstracts without sponsorship will be reviewed by members of the ACSM Program Committee. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters in a special area of the Exhibit Hall on Saturday, June 3rd, and the abstract first author must be present at the designated time and place. The cost of abstract submission will remain at $35.
(The submission guidelines and site will be open in February 2017).

Clinical Themes

From Bench to Bedside  ♦  Research and Biostatistics  ♦  Running, Endurance, and Extreme Sports  ♦  Hot Topics  ♦  Clinical Decision Making and Return to Play Issues  ♦  Injury Prevention  ♦  Professional Development/Practice Management  ♦  Recent Advances in Cardiology  ♦  Updates on Concussion in Sports  ♦  Chest Wall  ♦  Doping  ♦  Endocrine  ♦  Environmental Concerns  ♦  Neuro  ♦  Pulmonary  ♦  Sports Psychology  ♦  Nutrition and Hydration  ♦  Supplements  ♦  Musculoskeletal Topics  ♦  Sports Specific Advances ♦  Special Populations  ♦  Exercise for Disease Prevention, Health Promotion, and Treatment of Chronic Conditions



John R. Sutton Clinical Lecture

FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 1:00-1:50 P.M.

Sport Regenerative Medicine: What’s All the Hype About?

Thomas Best, M.D., Ph.D., FACSM
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida


Morris/Paffenbarger Exercise is Medicine® Keynote Lecture

TUESDAY, MAY 30, 5:30 – 6:15 P.M.

Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Prevention

Mai-Lis Hellénius, M.D., Ph.D.
Karolinska Institute
Stockholm, Sweden


Controversies and Current Evidence in Pediatric Sports Medicine