Ben B. Yaspelkis III, Ph.D., FACSM [Kinesiology faculty and Director, Exercise Biochemistry and Physiology Laboratories] has been named Executive Director of the Southwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (SWACSM).
SWACSM is one of 12 regional chapters of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). ACSM is the parent national association. The geographic area of SWACSM includes the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.
The primary purpose of SWACSM, a multi-disciplinary professional and scientific organization, is to fulfill the purposes and objectives of ACSM as are appropriate at the regional level. Thus, SWACSM promotes the generation and dissemination of knowledge concerning the motivation, responses, adaptations and health aspects of persons engaged in sport and exercise.
Source: SWACSM via Ben Yaspelkis