During his presentation on 2/25/14, Eldon Jones, director of health & fitness at Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio, explains how exercise often is as effective as medication in treating certain chronic serious health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes and more.
Eldon also covered how a medical fitness center differs from a tradition gym or health club.
Other topics covered in the presentaton:
* The importance of prescribing exercise
* US Physical Activity Guidelines
* Cardiac rehabilitation and how it works
* Components of ExRx for risk factor reduction
* FITT principle
* Stages of conditioning
* Strength training