Professional-in-Training Membership
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ACSM seeks to support you at every stage of your career, especially those crucial early years as a researcher or physician. ACSM keeps you at the top of your professional game. The latest clinical practice guidelines, cutting-edge research, certification courses — you get it all as a Professional-in-Training member for only $160 a year.

The Professional-in-Training membership is limited to only post-doctoral fellows or physicians in a residency program. This category offers the most complete set of ACSM publications and event discounts, as well as voting rights to chart the course of the future of exercise science and sports medicine.

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Paula Poh, Ph.D.
Naval Health Research Center

Benefits Include

Grow Your Career

ACSM members can apply for unique mentoring opportunities, research grant funding, ACSM Annual Meeting travel awards and also receive waived submission fees for ACSM's flagship journal, Medicine & Science in Sports & Medicine.

Member-Only Resources

Created with the unique needs of ACSM members in mind, access exclusive professional and career resources. You'll also receive our member newsletter, ACSM Bulletin, in your inbox twice a month.

Develop Professional Connections

All members have access to and inclusion in ACSM’s Online Membership Directory. Meet others and build connections at various ACSM National and Regional Chapter meetings and events.

Become a Leader

Leadership opportunities for members include serving on committees, being a mentor, editing ACSM publications, fellowship and running for the ACSM Board of Trustees.

Exam, CEC and Event Discounts

Discounts on ACSM Certification exams, ACSM continuing education credits, ACSM Annual Meeting and ACSM's international Health & Fitness Summit and insurance & consumer products from partners!

Journal Subscriptions

Receive Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews and the Translational Journal. Medical professionals also receive Current Sports Medicine Reports.