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American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

  • By: Ben Wynne
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) was founded in New York City in 1954 during the annual meeting of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (AAHPER). The following year, the organization was incorporated in Washington, D.C., and ...

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