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BIG Awards EXTENSION!

The BIG Awards submission deadline has been extended to APRIL 9th!

Submission details are available here.

Applications should be submitted electronically to the ACSM BIG Awards Chair, Dr. Max Paquette at acsm.big.chairs@gmail.com.  All material must be submitted by April 9th, 2020 (11:59pm PST). Please put “BIGAWARD_LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME” in the subject header of the application e-mail. In your email, please state to which award you are applying.

COVID-19/Annual Meeting information

ACSM HQ will be providing updates about the status of the Annual Meeting on a dedicated webpage. As of March 10, the Annual Meeting is still expected to take place (see the email sent out today by clicking here). Keep an eye on your email and the ACSM webpage for COVID-19 updates. The BIG chairs will do our best to help make sure everyone gets the necessary information.

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BIG Awards Announcement!

The ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group’s (BIG) Executive Board in conjunction with corporate sponsors is pleased to announce the 2020 ACSM Biomechanics Awards program.

Details on award submissions are available here.

Applications should be submitted electronically to the ACSM BIG Awards Chair, Dr. Max Paquette at acsm.big.chairs@gmail.com.  All material must be submitted by March 27th, 2020 (11:59pm PST). Please put “BIGAWARD_LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME” in the subject header of the application e-mail. In your email, please state to which award you are applying.

Science of Running Shoe Session at ACSM Annual Meeting

At this year’s ACSM Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, footwear industry experts will gather to present a session on their diverse approaches to running show development and the science underlying how their shoes are made. The evaluation of those approaches, including how they influence shoe performance and injury prevention, will also be highlighted.

Friday, June 1st, from 11:45-12:45pm

Presenters are:
• Blayne Hettinga, Ph.D., Adidas, Sr. Manager Future Sport Science
• Eric Rohr, Brooks, Sr. Manager of Biomechanics
• Tony Post, Topo Athletic, CEO
• Steven Sashen, Xero Shoes, CEO

The session will be moderated by:
• Heather Vincent, Ph.D., FACSM
• Kevin Vincent, M.D., Ph.D, FACSM

This session is sponsored by Adidas, Brooks Running, Topo Athletic and Xero Shoes

2018 ACSM BIG Awards

ACSM BIG members,

The application process is open for BIG Awards:

  • ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group – Motion Analysis Career Achievement Award
  • ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group – AMTI Young Scientist Award
  • Student Research Awards
  • Student Travel Awards
  • Best Abstract Award

Deadline for submission is March 31, 2018. See Awards page for submission instructions.

All submissions are to be emailed to acsm.big.chairs@gmail.com.

See you in Minneapolis!