Accreditation Downunder

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Selig, Steve E and Bird, Stephen (2009) Accreditation Downunder. The Sport and Exercise Scientist (22). pp. 32-33. ISSN 1754-1444

Abstract

Exercise is now accepted as highleffective in reducing the risk of many chronic diseases by both the scientific and medical communities (Unites States Department of Helath and Human Services, 1996), as well as preventing their progression, relapse and recurrence. It has also long been recognised as an effective treatment for a diverse range of injuries, diseases and conditions. Clinical exercise services have three main outcome goals: to improve function; clinical status; and quality of life, and these are supported by a growing body of evidence demonstrating the efficacy of exercise across a wide array of chronic medical conditions.

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4572
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
Current > FOR Classification > 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences
Historical > SEO Classification > 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Keywords ResPubID18329, exercise services, chronic illness
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