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Welcome To The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine serves to advance the understanding, prevention and management of lower extremity sports and fitness injuries.  We believe that providing such knowledge to the profession and the public will optimize enjoyment and safe participation in sports and fitness activities.  We will accomplish this mission through professional education, scientific research, public awareness and membership support.

We welcome you to our website and hope you find it useful. If you are in the podiatric sports medicine field and are interested in AAPSM Membership, please click here.

IT’S HERE!!! ElliptiGO 8C to Benefit Barnes Scholarship

It’s official!!  The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and ElliptiGo, Inc. have once again teamed up to offer AAPSM members the opportunity to participate in a raffle for an ElliptiGO 8C.  Proceeds of the raffle will benefit the Robert Barnes, DPM Memorial Scholarship. Suggested donation $10 per ticket or 3 tickets for $20.00. The winner of the raffle will be announced at the AAPSM Stand Alone Meeting in West Point, New York.   Winner does not need to be present to win and the ElliptiGO will be shipped to the winner. Tickets will be mailed to members with dues renewal notices in early July for voluntary purchase/distribution.   For additional raffle tickets contact Rita Yates at ritayates2@aol.com .  For information on ElliptiGO, Inc. and their products please visit their website at www.elliptiGO.com.  Look forward to seeing you in West Point!!!

ElliptiGO 8C to Benefit Barnes Scholarship

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Tips & Articles
Tips & Articles
Diabetics Are Athletes Too
How Do I Know When It Is Time To Replace My Athletic Shoes?
What Is "Turf Toe" and How Should It Be Treated
General Principles in Cleat Selection
How to Select Cycling Shoes
Fellow and Board Member Brian Fullem, DPM, Writing a Blog
Andrew Yun, DPM, Presents at Joint Commission on Sports Medicine & Science Meeting in Memphis
AAPSM Awards the Dr. John Pagliano Golden Foot award to Paula Radcliffe
AAPSM Fellowships Available
July 23-26, American Podiatric Medical Association
Orlando, Florida
August 14-16, Residency Education Summit East 2015
Teaneck Marriott
Teaneck, NJ
Sept. 11-13, 2015 - The 2015 AAPSM Presents: Tools of the Trade - A Sports Medicine Experience!
New York, NY
Quick Links
Quick Links
Online Inquiry
Running Shoes
Training Shoes
Walking Shoes
Toning Shoes
Fitness Begins With Feet

The AAPSM has been busy working on ways to further enhance membership value. The Academy has put together some fantastic information for members. Watch for your dues renewal notice which will be in the mail the first week of July.  Once you send in your membership renewal you can include your e-mail or mailing address and the new login/password information will be sent to you.  Here is what you will find:

  • Creating a Website For Your Podiatric Sports Medicine Practice
  • Social Media: A Guide For Sports Medicine Podiatrists

Click here to access these valuable guides now.

Should you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Rita Yates, AAPSM Executive Director at ritayates2@aol.com.

Now Available! Pay Your Dues & Renewals Online!

Why Join the AAPSM?

  • The AAPSM hosts a series of meetings throughout the year held at the various colleges of podiatric medicine offering special discounts and CME units.
  • AAPSM operates a consumer referral line where consumers call and receive an AAPSM member in their area.
  • AAPSM website featuring member and consumer information including a newly formatted “members only” site featuring a variety of PowerPoint presentations, bookmarks and brochures.
  • An informative newsletter that includes journal reviews, student chapter updates, information on upcoming meetings, seminars, etc.
  • Opportunity to achieve Fellow Status.
  • Fellow-in-Training funding
  • Research Grant Funding
  • Opportunity to consult and network at annual meeting with past presidents who have high visibility in the sports medicine field
  • Participate in special AAPSM projects such as Special Olympics, etc.
  • Media exposure through national, regional and local magazines and newspapers.

Affiliated Organizations of the American Podiatric Medical Association

American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

American Society of Podiatric Surgeons

American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics

American Society of Podiatric Dermatology

American Society of Podiatric Medicine

Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons

American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management

American Podiatric Medical Association


American Association for Women Podiatrists

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine

American Association of Hospital and Healthcare Podiatrists

American Podiatric Medical Students' Association

American Podiatric Medical Writers Association

American Society of Podiatric Executives

American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants

Sports Medicine & Footwear Info

Joint Commission on Sports Medicine & Science Member Organizations Stop Sports Injuries


Running Times
Sports Podiatry

The Science of Sport

Dr. Blakes Healing Sole Running Product Review

Running Research Junkie

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