Resources - Physical Activity is Medicine

Physical Activity is Medicine
Physical activity is a key component for physical and mental health benefits and disease prevention. Current developments reveal a trend in collaboration between health care and physical fitness professional teams. Click these links to learn more:

Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks Hospital-Learn more about the award winning program that partners respiratory therapists with exercise professionals from the Wellness Institute to offer education and supervised exercise.


Exercise is Medicine-An organization that promotes, educates, and advocates exercise prescription and exercise as medicine.

Principal Investigator,  Dr. Todd Duhamel, University of Manitoba & the Heart and Stroke Foundation

Principal Investigator,  Dr. Michelle Fortier, University of Ottawa

The Reh Fit CentreWinnipeg, MB Canada's first certified medical fitness centre and the 2012 International Fitness Facility of the Year

Steven H. Woolf, MD, MPH, Mercedes M. Dekker, MPH, Fraser Rothenberg Byrne, Wilhelmine D. Miller, PhD, MS