As a regional chapter, our primary purpose is to work with the national organization, The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) "....to promote and integrate scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness,health and quality of life."
The primary goals of the SWACSM regional chapter are to :
- Introduce students to the national organization - The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) by including graduate and undergraduate students in regional committee activities and research.
- Provide professional and educational meetings in sports medicine and exercise science on an annual basis.
- Introduce non-member professionals (Exercise Scientists, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Nurses, Athletic Trainers, Aerobics and Dance Instructors, Personal Trainers, Fitness and Health Instructors) to SWACSM and the ACSM.
The Southwest Regional Chapter of The American College of Sports Medicine includes six states in its permanent charter granted in 1985.
- Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah.
Spring Newsletter is now available. Click here to download
Annual Meeting will be held on October 17 & 18, 2014
Location is the Orange County/Costa Mesa Hilton
The dates for abstract submission are September 12, 2014 for expanded abstracts and September 26, 2014 for general abstracts.