ACSM Publishes New Recommendations on Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise

(Indianapolis)- Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 463 million people worldwide, and type 2 diabetes accounts for 90-95% of all cases. Research in exercise science confirms that physical activity can help prevent type 2 diabetes, as well as help patients manage its effects. To assist consumers and exercise professionals in fighting type 2 diabetes, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released recommendations in the February issue of its flagship journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.

Active Voice: Exercise is Medicine for COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated nearly every aspect of our lives during the past 18 months. Early on, studies showed the elderly and patients who suffer from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) were at greatest risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes, defined as being hospitalized, admitted to the intensive care unit and dying. Yet we know that regular exercise has been shown to significantly reduce the incidence and improve the management of NCDs and enhance immune function.

Accredited Sports Scientists to secure pay day with new ESSA salary guide

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) has launched a salary guide for Accredited Sports Scientists today, to future-proof the vital work that the profession has been recently conducting to bring home gold for Australia and in the lead-up to the 2032 Brisbane Olympic Games.

ESSA releases position statement on the role of physical activity in the management of obesity in adults

Today Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) announces the launch of our latest position statement on physical activity in the management of obesity in adults, published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (JSAMS).