Two Easy Ways to Join or Renew Your TACSM Dues- 1) Join when you join/renew your ACSM dues. Simply select Texas as your regional chapter and pay the applicable fee. 2) Join/renew online today.
Cost- New Students- $15 USD per year. If you join TACSM in conjunction with attending an Annual Meeting, then you can recieve a $15 discount on your 1st year attendee registration. Returning Students- $15 USD Professional Members- $35 USD
Benefits- As a member of TACSM you will have access to the following professional opportunities:
1) Twice-yearly lecture tours by well-known exercise science and sports medicine professionals. A speaker from outside Texas gives a lecture each fall, and one of our own accomplished scholars tours the state in the spring. 2) The TACSM Annual Scientific Meeting held in late February/early March during which:
Students have the opportunity to present their research in poster format (70-80 are presented each year).
Awards are given for the top three posters in the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral categories.
Students can compete for the manuscript award. The top three or four awardees will present their work as a slide presentation.
Nationally recognized exercise science/sports medicine authorities present timely and scholarly information.
You will have the chance to meet fellow students from across the state, and also make important professional contacts with the leading exercise scientists and clinical professionals in Texas.
The Raven Lecture is given by a recognized leader in our field as the keynote address of the Annual Meeting.
Students have the opportunity to compete for funding to support their research through the Student Development Research Award.
Gender Male - 50% Female - 50%
Area of Interest Basic and Applied Sciences - 26% Alliance Health Fitness - 40% Medicine - 13% Education & Allied Health - 16% Other-5%
Occupation Students- 60% Professional: Exercise Physiologist- 8% Professional: Other Basic/Applied Sciences- 5% Allied Health & Fitness professionals- 5% All Other Areas- 22%
Region of the State DFW/North Texas - 34% Houston/East Texas - 23% Central Texas - 24% San Antonio/South Texas - 10% Panhandle/West Texas - 7% Out of State - 2%