Dr. Tao Zhang, Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation and Director of the Pediatric Movement and Physical Activity Laboratory, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM), by the American College of Sports Medicine.
ACSM Fellowship is an elite member status for long term Professional Members, who have provided significant service to ACSM. These members have demonstrated high standards of professional development and shown a commitment to the goals and long‑range activities of the College.
The purpose of fellowship is to recognize commendable service to ACSM; to encourage continued service to the College in a leadership role with ongoing dedication; also, to recognize distinguished achievement in sports medicine and related disciplines.
The American College of Sports Medicine has more than 50,000 members and certified professionals strong from 90 countries around the globe. Representing 70 occupations within the sports medicine field, ACSM is the only organization that offers a 360-degree view of the profession.
From academicians to students and from personal trainers to physicians, the ACSM association of sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness professionals is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives.