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Exercise on prescription, Mai-Lis Hellénius and Carl Johan Sundberg

Exercise on prescription, Mai-Lis Hellénius and Carl Johan Sundberg

Exercise on prescription in Sweden started in the 1980s, and has now become widespread in the country. To help primary care clinicians navigate the evidence on prescribing exercise, the Swedish Institute of Public Health have produced the book Physical Activity in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease (available for personal use from http://www.fyss.se)In this podcast Mai-Lis Hellénius and Carl Johan Sundberg, two of the authors of the book, share their experience of exercise on prescription in Sweden, and give some tips for clinicians thinking of following their model.

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