March 21-24, 2019 • Hilton Chicago • Chicago, Illinois

March 21-24, 2019

ACSM’s 2019 International Health & Fitness Summit heads to Chicago!

Why Attend the ACSM International Health & Fitness Summit?


The Summit is the ONE place exercise professionals explore the full spectrum of the industry – from science to practical application.You have the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Credits by attending the educational sessions. This summit bridges the gap between the science of sports medicine and practice for the exercise professional. Faculty members highlight ways you may apply what you learn to everyday situations.


2019 Theme: Where Movement and Science Collide

ACSM is a world leader in translating science into practice. ACSM’s International Health & Fitness Summit is the best place to learn how to put the latest scientific findings into practice. The sessions originate from a science core, but our speakers develop the subject matter into practical sessions that you can put into action immediately. This year, there are more workshops than ever, giving you ample opportunity to have hands on experiences to master new, exciting skills.


Programming Tracks

Customize your Summit experience to best fit your needs and skill set! Plan your schedule by track, lecturer or specific topics. Click below to view the 2019 sessions by track – coming this Fall!

  • Exercise is Medicine
  • Exercise Prescription and Programming
  • Fitness Management, Communication and Social Media
  • Health Behavior Change and Motivation
  • Trends and Updates in Nutrition
  • Physical Activity Throughout the Lifespan
  • Exercise Interventions for Chronic Disease or Other Health Challenges
  • Worksite Health Promotion



Who attends?

  • Health & Fitness Instructors
  • Personal Trainers
  • Students
  • Club Owners & Managers
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Fitness & Wellness Program Directors
  • Educators/Faculty


ACSM’s International Health & Fitness Summit presentations present translations of the science of sports medicine, exercise, and nutrition for leaders and practitioners in health and fitness through high-quality integrative presentations, and state of the art practical classes and demonstrations.


Attendees receive state-of-the-art information that can be used by professionals who work independently or in fitness centers, health clubs, schools, the health care industry, business corporations and other community settings. To address its mission the International Health & Fitness Summit offers programming tracks that span the fitness and health care industries.



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