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Health Care Providers
Physical Activity: A Standard in Health Care
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An Integral Role: An Extension of Health Care
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Engaging Campuses in Physical Activity

Exercise is Medicine®: A Global Health Initiative

The vision of Exercise is Medicine® (EIM), a global health initiative managed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), is to make physical activity assessment and promotion a standard in clinical care, connecting health care with evidence-based physical activity resources for people everywhere and of all abilities.

EIM encourages physicians and other health care providers to include physical activity when designing treatment plans and to refer patients to evidence-based exercise programs and qualified exercise professionals. EIM is committed to the belief that physical activity promotes optimal health and is integral in the prevention and treatment of many medical conditions.

Support for the Exercise is Medicine® Initiative is provided by:

Support for the Exercise is Medicine® Initiative is provided by:

LATEST NEWS FROM EIM

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EIM On Campus Profile: Yale University

Exercise is Medicine On Campus (EIM-OC) at Yale University emerged in 2018 when a group of motivated medical students wanted to bring change onto their campus. With gaining excitement, the EIM-OC team paired up with Kevin Wang and Michael Flores of the Preventative Medicine Interest Group and Yale School of Medicine Wellness Committee to hold one major event this past May. The event, entitled 'Walk the Talk: ..read more »

EIM On Campus Profile: Michigan State University

The Michigan State University Exercise is Medicine On Campus initiative is encouraging its students and community to experience all the wonderful physical activity opportunities that exist on campus and beyond. Most importantly, they highlight the message that the best exercise is the one you enjoy doing. Their ACTIVE Spartans Program matches students, faculty and staff with physical activity mentors (PAMs) through an exercise prescription referral system via Student Health and Wellness and also Employee Assistance Programs. ..read more »

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