In this video, Jim Pivarnik, PhD, FACSM, and immediate past-president of the American College of Sports Medicine shares his thoughts on how the ACSM American Fitness Index™ can help improve physical activity levels across the U.S.

Dr. Pivarnik is a professor of kinesiology and epidemiology at Michigan State University and director of MSU’s Center for Physical Activity and Health.

Dr. Pivarnik has been instrumental in the creation of Exercise is Medicine™ on Campus, an ACSM program promoting physical activity and healthy living to the 19 millions students enrolled at colleges and universities throughout the United States.