Physical Activity is Medicine
Physical activity is a key component for physical and mental health benefits and disease prevention. Current developments reveal a trend in collaboration between health care and physical fitness professional teams. Click these links to learn more:
Exercise is Medicine- An organization that promotes, educates, and advocates exercise prescription and exercise as medicine.
The PAC Project-Integrating a Physical Activity Councillor into the Health Care Team
Principal Investigator, Dr. Michelle Fortier, University of Ottawa
The Reh Fit Centre- Winnipeg, MB Canada's first certified medical fitness centre
Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks HospitalCitizen-Centered Health Promotion Building Collaborations to Facilitate Healthy Living
Steven H. Woolf, MD, MPH, Mercedes M. Dekker, MPH, Fraser Rothenberg Byrne, Wilhelmine D. Miller, PhD, MS