April 23, 2008
More than 5,000 national and international experts are expected to gather in Indianapolis May 28 through May 31, 2008, for what the 55th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), which the organization calls, "the most comprehensive conference for clinical sports medicine and the exercise sciences.
More than 2,000 research-based abstracts are scheduled to explore the latest trends and technologies in sports medicine and exercise science. An exhibit hall will run in conjunction with the meeting, featuring scientific equipment and products, demonstrations, and professional publications.
The meeting program is scheduled to feature a multitude of keynote lectures, symposia and workshops presented by internationally recognized authorities on a variety of subjects. Nine featured sessions will profile the latest in skeletal health, injuries in female athletes, shoulder function, coronary artery disease, and more. Hundreds of health and fitness experts will be available for media interviews and resource development.
The ACSM reports an advance program is available for a complete list of presentations which contains a schedule that outlines sessions by topical area.