Long term medical conditions such as arthritis, obesity, diabetes, stroke, and lung, kidney and heart disease represent a huge cost to the nation.

Evidence shows that physical activity is effective in the prevention and treatment of disease and reduction of premature death.

The NCSEM-EM will develop best practice guidelines for the prescription of sport, exercise and physical activity as medicine and promote the benefits to groups who are at greater risk of developing chronic diseases.

Our research in this area