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Exercise in the management of health conditions

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 conducts a range of research into using sport, exercise and physical activity as medicine and promoting the benefits to groups who are at greater risk of developing chronic diseases.


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