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Entitled Integrative Biology of Exercise VI, the event will be held October 10-13, 2012 in Westminster, Colorado, and is definitely a collaborative effort between your APS, the American College of Sports Medicine and the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. The conference is supported in part by the National Institute of Musculoskeletal and Arthritis and Skin Diseases, an institute of the National Institutes of Wellness, GlaxoSmithKline, Inc., Stealth Peptides, Inc., and Seahorse Biosciences. The full program is on-line at The conference, the most recent in a series, will build on prior themes relating to the cellular and molecular aspects of muscles plasticity and function, cardiovascular control and biology, cell signaling and metabolic control, and the integration of aligned disciplines which underpin exercise responses.Officially on Mon The 79th AANS Annual Meeting Scientific system starts, April 11 at the Colorado Convention Center. There needs to be greater awareness on the subject of the potentially devastating consequences of head and spinal-cord injuries associated with sports and all involved need to take steps to prevent these types of accidents, said Gail L. Rosseau, MD, an AANS spokesperson. Kicking off this year’s NNAW is usually a Community Kids Bike Helmet Trip to INVESCO Field on Sunday afternoon; an invitation-only event where up to 250 children grades K-5 will be fitted with free bike helmets. The event is definitely cosponsored by the AANS and the ThinkFirst Injury Avoidance Foundation. Later that evening, the first ever sports-related themed AANS Opening Reception shall take place at INVESCO Field.