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The Center for Physical Activity and Health has partnered with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), to bring you valuable and up to date health and fitness information you can use and trust.

Each quater, the Center will provide a link to ACSM's Fit Society Newsletter, which you can download with Adobe reader, and read at your leisure or share with others.

Winter 2012

This issue focuses on "do-it-yourself" exercise. More specifically, it shares information related to cardiovascular training, strength training, flexibility training, balance training, stress management, and nutrition. Likewise, it discusses various health- and fitness-related Smartphone apps.

Do-it-yourself exercise

Spring 2012

The spring issue focuses on the role of physical activity in managing chronic diseases. In particular, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and depression collectively represent the primary focus of this newsletter. Additionally, this issue provides information related to athletes and eating disorders among other topics.

Physical Activity and Chronic Disease