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The New England Chapter of the
The New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine is your resource for exercise science, sports medicine, health, and fitness information, as well as networking opportunities in the New England area.  Navigate through our site to learn more about NEACSM and the resources we offer.  If you need more information or have a question, please contact us.


 One of our goals is to provide education and professional events by hosting and sponsoring two annual meetings each year in the fall and spring. Our annual meeting is typically held in Rhode Island in October and our spring meeting occurs in March.




NEACSM is one of twelve regional chapters of ACSM.  We represent Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.  As a member you are  offered unique opportunities to interact more directly and frequently with fellow sports medicine and exercise science professionals. 


We provide scholarships and research grants at both the graduate, undergraduate, and pre-professional level. Please explore opportunities that may be available to you here. Scholarship deadlines are generally in January and May of each year.

News from NEACSM

April 2, 2021

Deadline Extended! Student Access Awards

Applications will be accepted until April 22, 2021. These awards support student engagement and address financial need, providing ten qualified undergraduate and graduate students with one year of NEACSM membership and one year of conference registrations at no cost, as well as funds available for reimbursement of related conference costs. Additionally, winners will be paired with mentors from the NEACSM community. For more information and to apply, click here.

January 26, 2021

Apply Now! Undergraduate Research Experience Grants

Applications will be accepted until March 22, 2021. These grants highlight professional and academic excellence in undergraduate students attending non-R1: Doctoral Universities institutions in the New England states that have a strong emphasis on teaching but often lack the resources to support research activities. For more information and to apply, click here.

November 24, 2020

Celebrating the Camaione Student Endowment

The Camaione Student Endowment has been supporting student success for 20 years! To learn more about the history of this important chapter initiative and its current efforts, click here.

June 5, 2020

NEACSM Statement Against Racial Injustice and Call to Action

The NEACSM supports our communities expressing outrage against racial injustice through peaceful protest, and we condemn systemic racism in all its forms. We are committed to addressing racial inequity in our profession and in our communities. Click here to see our full statement and call to action.

November 20, 2019

Want to get involved with the NEACSM?

Volunteers play a vital role in the NEACSM. Are you interested in serving on an NEACSM committee? If so, we want to hear from you! If you're a member in good standing, please fill out this form and email to neacsm1@gmail.com. 

Upcoming Events

February 15, 2021

Spring Conference Registration Now Open!

The NEACSM 2021 Virtual Spring Conference will be held via webinar on Friday, April 23, 2021. Register now and see the program brochure by going to our conference webpage

January 5, 2021

Save the Date for the Spring Conference!

The NEACSM 2021 Virtual Spring Conference will be held via webinar on Friday, April 23, 2021. Keep an eye on your inbox and on our conference webpage for registration information and programming details. 

November 4, 2020

Watch the 2020 Town Hall Meeting

The NEACSM 2020 Town Hall Meeting, open to all chapter members, was held via Zoom on Friday, October 30, 2020. If you weren't able to attend, you can watch the Meeting by clicking here

September 22, 2020

ACSM Brown Bag Luncheon featuring Dr. Garrett Ash

Support fellow NEACSM member Garrett Ash, PhD, as he kicks off ACSM's 2020-21 Brown Bag Series in Science webinars on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 12pm EDT. Dr. Ash will discuss his research on exercise support for people with Type 1 Diabetes. Register for free by clicking this link. Unable to watch live? Register anyway and receive a link to the recorded version afterward.

July 5, 2020

Virtual Fall Conference 2020: Save the Date!

The 2020 NEACSM Fall Virtual Meeting will feature asynchronous, pre-recorded programming available October 1 to December 4, 2020 and synchronous, live sessions to be held October 15 & 16, 2020. "Exploring the Diversity in Exercise Science & Sports Medicine: Research to Practice" will offer programming reflecting the various sub-disciplines in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine across diverse populations. Registration opens soon - check out the conference homepage, linked here, for information about speakers, awards, and ways to participate. We look forward to connecting with you virtually?

June 24, 2020

2020 ACSM President's Cup Award Ceremony

Last week, the ACSM Student Affairs Committee held the 2020 ACSM President's Cup competition virtually. Representatives from 9 regional chapters did a great job presenting their award winning research from their respective regional chapter meetings. The award ceremony to announce this year's ACSM President's Cup Award winner will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 4pm ET. Anyone is welcome to attend the virtual award ceremony. Register for this event here.


PO Box 4474
Wallingford, CT  06492

email: NEACSM1@gmail.com

(203) 265-5776


Conference Partners

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Session Sponsors

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Session Sponsors

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The New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine