“Exercise Is Medicine (EIM)” ECSS Satellite Symposium organized by EXERNET.


Exercise is Medicine® (EIM), is a global health initiative launched in 2007 by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) that encourages health care providers to include physical activity when designing treatment plans and to refer patients to evidence-based exercise programs and qualified exercise professionals. Currently, it is active in 43 countries with representation in all continents, with an increased presence in Europe. This initiative is trying to promote widespread implementation of physical activity in healthcare settings by a multidisciplinary network of health care providers. EIM is committed to the belief that physical activity is integral in the prevention and [...]