“What if there was one prescription that could prevent and treat dozens of diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity? Would you prescribe it to your patients? Certainly.”
Studies show that engaging in regular exercise plays a significant role in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and its complications. Exercise brings many benefits including optimising the cardiovascular system.
To make physical activity assessment and exercise prescription a standard part of the disease prevention and treatment paradigm for all patients the American College of Sports Medicine has introduced its Exercise is Medicine initiative (EIM). This global initiative EIM now has a presence in several countries around the globe.
In this DVD program Dr. Sallis presents the concepts, data, and tools that define this groundbreaking program, as well as a description of the extensive nationwide support for Exercise is Medicine.
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