Exercise is Medicine

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SKU:
827008764297*
Author:
Robert E. Sallis
Published:
2009
Length:
54 minutes
Exercise is Medicine is an American College of Sports Medicine initiative that is focused on helping make physical activity and exercise an integral part of the disease prevention and treatment medical paradigm in the United States. Designed to create broad awareness that exercise is indeed medicine, the initiative is grounded in the concept that everything possible should be done to address physical activity and exercise in healthcare settings. This special DVD/CD-ROM package provides a unique resource that can help individuals be better informed about this important issue, as well as serve as a tool that can be used to help spread its compelling message.

Among the topics covered:
  • What factors determine our health and longevity?
  • Fitness vs. fatness
  • Physical activity in the prevention of disease
  • Physical activity in the treatment of disease
  • Mental health benefits
  • Components of a fitness program
  • Sports medicine approach
  • What can we do?
  • Physical activity guidelines