May 29 – June 2, 2018 • Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Below is a listing of session titles by primary category for the 2017 Annual Meeting

Athlete Care and Clinical Medicine

ACL Injury Prevention Programs Best Practice
ACSM/AMSSM: CAQ Review Session (Part 1)
ACSM/AMSSM: CAQ Review Session (Part 2)
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Exchange Lecture- Why we Shouldn’t Prevent Sports Injuries:  A Perspective on the Risks and Benefits of Sports Participation
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Exchange Lecture
Beyond Menisectomy: Nonoperative and Operative Treatment Strategies for Meniscal Tears
Clinical Examinations of Wrist and Hand Injuries in Sports
Conditions That Are Not What They Seem: Case Based Show Stoppers
Current Concepts in Hip Preservation for the Athlete
Do Sports Injuries Unmask a Rheumatological Disease?
Evidence Based Return-to-Play after ACL Reconstruction: Which Tests Are Best and How Do We Use Them?
Examination of the Foot and Ankle
Examination of the Knee
Examination of the Shoulder
Exercise is Medicine for the Brain
Exercise, Sports, and Physical Activity Prescription in Children and Adults with Common and Uncommon Congenital Heart Disease
Functional Dry Needling for the Orthopedic Patient
Gymnastics:  A New Olympic Quadrennium
Hey Doc, I am Going to Hike Machu Picchu; What do You Think?
Hinge Theory: Low Back Pain, and its Relationship to Shoulder and Hip Flexibility in the Performing Arts Athlete
How are your DXA Skills?  Common Pitfalls of DXA Interpretation in Young Athletes
Implementing ACL Injury Prevention Program
Injury and Risk of Osteoarthritis in Para-Athletes – Is it Time for a Lifetime Prevention Model?
Lower Extremity Examamara
Management of Acute Fractures for the Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician – Pearls and Pitfalls
Management of Acute Joint Dislocations and Subluxations in Sports Medicine
Medical Coverage of UItramarathons
Mental Health and Athletes: Depression and Suicide
Minds Matter: Comprehensive Concussion Care and Rehabilitation
MRI vs US: Options in the Lower Extremity
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound of the Ankle and Foot
NASS Lecture: A Rational Approach to Rehabilitation of Low Back Pain in Athletes
National Athletic Trainers’ Association Foundation Exchange Lecture
Neural Control of Movement for the Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Issues
NYSHISI/ACSM Think Tank Update-Regenerative Medicine and Youth Sports: Current Status and Future Directions for Research and Clinical Practice
Optimal Fluid Management for Sport Safety: What is the ‘Right’ Amount of Fluid for Athletes?
Pediatric and Adult Hip Examination
Periodic Health Examination and Performance Assessment of Elite Athletes: Optimizing Performance while Preventing Illness
Physical Exam of the Lumbar Spine
Physical Assessment of Oculomotor and Vestibular Dysfunction in Concussion
Practical Sports Ultrasound of the Knee
Practical Sports Ultrasound of the Shoulder and Elbow
Shoulder: From MRI Scanner to OR Table…Does the Read Match the Surgical Findings?
Sport Cardiology: 2017 – Common Issues and Management
Sports Vision: The Final Frontier for Improved Performance
Static and Dynamic Exam of the Hip
The Clinical and Functional Evaluation of the Running Athlete
The Effect of Running on Joint Health
The Essential Role of Hip Evaluation in the Diagnosis and Management of PFPS
The Pressure Is On
Unique Characteristics of Overhead Athletes and Prevention of Injury
Update on Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement
Updates in Management and Return to Play of the Female Athlete Triad – Translating Science to Best Practice
Updates on Achilles Tendon and Plantar Fascia Injuries in Athletes
Venous Thromboembolism in Athletes: Risk Factors, Treatment, and Prevention
Women are from Venus: Issues Faced by Active Adult Females
You Find What You Look For and You Look For What You Know: Expanding What You Look For

Biomechanics and Neural Control of Movement

Symposium on Motor Control in Biomechanics: ISB Working Group in Motor Control (Tuesday AM Pre-con)
Jumping Performance of the Maasai People
Making Strides towards Understanding Stride Length: Physiological, Biomechanical, and Clinical Perspectives
Wearable Technology: Moving Exercise Science Out of the Lab into the Real World

Cardiovascular, Renal and Respiratory Physiology

Deranged Cardiovascular Stress Responses in Individuals with Insulin Resistance
Exercise and the Pulmonary Circulation: Can the Lung Deal with all that we Ask of it?
Motoring with the MoTrPAC: Update on NIH’s Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium
Oxygen Uptake in the Elite: A Comparative Perspective
Physiological Impact of Inactivity and Prolonged Sitting: Implications for Cardiovascular Health
Respiratory Symptoms in Athletes – State of the Art

Clinical Exercise Physiology

Benefits of Physical Activity With and Without Weight Loss
Community-based Physical Activity and Health Education Programs for Clinical Populations
Health and Wellness Coaching: Evidence, Applications, and Emerging Professional Opportunities
Health Disparities in Pressure:  Does Exercise Matter?
Resistance Exercise in a Cancer Population, Current and Future Strategies to Optimize Survivorship

Environmental and Occupational Physiology

Integrating Omics and Physiology to Understand Human Adaptation to Hypoxia
Paradigm Shift:  Operationally-Relevant Physical Fitness Tests and Standards for the Military – International Progress
Science, Economics, and the Arts in ActivEarth Projects
Skin Blood Flow and Heat Stress: Re-examining its Meaning and Measurement


Epidemiology and Biostatistics

A Debate:  Are Accelerometers the Answer for National Surveillance of Physical Activity?
ActivEarth: Design and Health in the Public Realm
Catastrophic Sports Injury and Illnesses among US College and High School Athletes
Device-Based Assessments of Physical Activity in Epidemiologic Cohort Studies:  Early Findings
Findings from the First National Survey of the Built Environment
Hot off the Presses: A Revised Youth Compendium of Physical Activities
Novel Computational Methods to Classify Sedentary Behavior and Physical Activity: Evaluating Progress and Building Consensus

Exercise is Medicine®

A Cross Disciplinary Approach to Integrating Physical Activity into the Training of Exercise Professionals and Medical Practice
Active Rehabilitation following Sport-Related Concussion: Current Status and Future Directions
Active Women During the Lifespan: The Impact of Exercise for Health and Well-being
Embracing Diversity & Making JTAs a Part of the Daily EIM Campus Culture
Exercise and Lifestyle Medicine: “The Greenville (SC) Way!”
Exercise is Medicine for Depression
Exercise is Medicine for Mental Illness: Developing Feasible and Effective Interventions for Real-world Clinical Settings
Exercise is Medicine for Patients with Advanced Cancer
Exercise is Medicine: Current Insights from C.M. Tipton’s Scientific Grandchildren
Healthy New Albany: An Innovative Community-Based Health Initiative Incorporating Exercise Is Medicine
I Feel Good! – Physical Activity and Quality of Life
Integrating Wellness Referrals, Fitness Testing, and Coaching in a Public Hospital System
Navigating the Challenges of Musculoskeletal Pain with Exercise in Obese Children
Physical Activity/Exercise and Diabetes: Updates from the 2016 American Diabetes Association Position Statement
Potential use of HIFT for Kids
Reimbursement Strategies for Healthcare Providers and Exercise Professionals
Resistance Training as Medicine for Chronic Disease
Should Physicians Develop Their Own Fitness Communities?
The HERITAGE Family Study: Implications for Clinical Practice and Exercise Prescription
The Importance of Fitness as a Clinical Vital Sign
The Truth in Prioritizing and Assessing Health Outcomes Relevant to the Oldest-old
What We Think We Know About Exercise and Why It Might Be Wrong

Fitness Assessment, Exercise Training, and Performance of Athletes and Healthy People

Benefits of Different Exercise Modes During Pregnancy on Perinatal Outcomes
European College of Sport Science Exchange Lecture – Exercise Immunology
Female Elite Athletes: The Impact of Participation in Competitive Sport
Individual Non-response to High Intensity Interval Training
Motorsport Physiology: More than Just Turning Left
Olympic and Paralympic Nordic Skiing: Lessons to Learn
Optimizing Performance during Long Endurance Events
RIO 2016:  Olympic and Paralympic Sports Medicine Strategies and Lessons Learned for TOKYO 2020
The “S” in ACSM: New Insights into Physiological Limitations to Sports Performance


Immunometabolism:  The Use of Metabolomics and Proteomics to Interpret the Influence of Exercise on the Immune System
Interactions of Glucose Regulation and Bone Health

Metabolism and Nutrition

Breakfast, Fasting and Caloric Restriction: Interactions with Exercise and Health
Do Common Cardiometabolic Medications Accentuate or Oppose Exercise Benefits?
Energy Dysregulation: From Obesity to Anorexia
Exercise, Nutrition, and the Gut Microbiome
Healthy Adipose Tissue: New Insights into Mechanisms Underlying the Beneficial Effects of Exercise on Metabolism
Novel Applications for Current Dietary Supplements
Obesity Disparities are Partially Explained by Ghrelin and Leptin Levels, Energy Balance and Nutrients
Optimizing Exercise and Diet for Insulin Sensitivity and Mitochondrial Function
Pre-sleep Nutrition: To Eat or Not to Eat
The Effect of an Anti-Doping Program in Reducing the use of Performance-Enhancing Drugs
Update on LCHF – Help or Hindrance for Sports Performance in Competitive Athletes?

Physical Activity/Health Promotion Interventions

Health-related Quality of Life: An Outcome Measure in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Hot Fitness Trends to Promote Health and Physical Activity in Minority Communities
It’s Simple, Right? Conducting Exercise Clinical Trials in Co-Morbid Older Adults
Moving from our Reactive ‘Sick Care’ Model to Proactive Healthcare: Changing Paradigms and Perceptions
Optimizing Female Youth Sport Participation: Bring Back the “Youth”
Remote Delivery and Cost Analysis of Physical Activity and Weight Managment Interventions
Squat, Curl, Flexion, EXTENSION: How the USDA Promotes Physical Activity
The Biology of Lifestyle and Cancer Prognosis
The Impact of Active Learning on Activity, Behavior, and Academic Performance: The Texas I-CAN Results
The World reSHAPED
Wiggle It, Just a Little Bit! Interventions to Promote Physical Activity in Preschool Children: Lessons Learned

Professional Development/Organizational Information

ACSM Certification and CAAHEP Accreditation: Moving The Profession Forward
Clinical Exercise Physiologists and Physical Therapists-Teammates in an Evolving US Public/Community Health Paradigm
Clinical Research can be for Everyone – Tips and Traps for Trainees
Mentoring Matters: ACSM and National Efforts to Mentor Trainees from Diverse and Underrepresented Backgrounds Effectively
What’s New in the 10th Edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

Psychology, Behavior and Neurobiology

ACSM/SBM Co-Sponsored Symposium: Exercise as an Integrative Approach to the Management of Chronic Pain and Addiction
American Psychological Association-Division of Exercise and Sport Exchange Lecture
Creating Positive Developmental Trajectories in Young Children
Thank You, Professor!  Creating Engaging Pedagogy for Enhanced Student learning of Exercise Physiology
The Role of Exercise in Cancer-related Cognitive Impairment

Skeletal Muscle, Bone and Connective Tissue

Current Evidence on Cartilage Injury and Repair
Emerging Extreme Sports Injuries in Children
Interrogation of Mitochondrial Function from the Organelle to the Whole Body
Muscle and Bone Interactions
Recent Insights Into Mechanisms of the Repeated Bout Effect
Ribosomal Biogenesis: Building the Machines that Build Muscle
What is the Appropriate Age to Begin Contact Sports?

World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and the Brain

Active Living for Healthy Brains
Aging, Exercise and Brain Plasticity
Brain Blood Flow and Exercise
Ecological Approach to Cognitive Enhancement: Complex Motor Training
Emerging Concepts and Ideas
Exercise and Neuroplasticity
Exercise in Movement Disorders
How the Immune System Talks to the Brain
Impacts of Exercise, the Gut Microbiome/Metabolome and Immunity on the Brain
Influences of Physical Activity/Exercise on Cognitive Health Across the Life Span
Neurobiological Effects of Physical Exercise
Physical Activity Induced Neuroplasticity
Stress and the Brain