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The ARP 2020 Annual Conference will be held at the newly renovated Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas! Mark your calendars to join us during the dates below: 

ARP 2020: October 2-5, 2020

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Certified Ringside Physicians List

Click here to see a list of Certified Ringside Physicians organized by location.

New Consensus Statements

The ARP has released new statements on Ocular Practice, Down Syndrome, Blood Borne Infections, Weight Management, Medical Clearance of the Older Fighter and the use of Headgear in Amateur Boxing.


The Association of Ringside Physicians with the Expertise of the American College of Sports Medicine have developed the first Ringside Medicine Certification Exam.  Hundreds of computer-based and proctored exam sites are available worldwide for international participation in elevation education and safety standards for individuals associated with Combat Arts.

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Letter to the Editor-in-Chief: In Response to: Use of Head Guards in AIBA Boxing Tournaments- A Cross-Sectional Observation Study

Click here to read Dr. Nitin Sethi's letter to the Editor-in-Chief of the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 


Learn more about Ringside-specific liability insurance.

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ARP/ACSM Certified Ringside Physicians

ARP/ACSM Certified Ringside Physicians ONLY can now purchase a Ringside Physicians Certification Badges.  To purchase yours, click here.

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