Entries by Lindsey Sease

Design and implementation of a clinic-to-community, physical activity health promotion model for healthcare providers

Due to the worldwide burden of noncommunicable disease, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) launched a global health awareness initiative in 2007 called Exercise is Medicine® (EIM®) to create awareness in healthcare providers in promoting physical activity to their patients. To transition awareness into action, Exercise is Medicine Greenville® (EIMG®) launched in 2016 through […]

Moving Through Cancer

Moving through Cancer (MTC), an initiative of Exercise is Medicine® and the American College of Sports Medicine, has created a beautiful, comprehensive patient booklet on physical activity during and after cancer treatment. The information is based on the latest evidence-based guidelines and was developed by the Moving through Cancer Task Force. Physical activity during and […]

Inactivity Linked to Severe COVID-19

Starting March 2020, near the beginning of the pandemic, exercise scientists and clinicians published blogs about the mechanisms by which physical activity could likely reduce harm from COVID-19. There was strong evidence that physical activity improves immune function, reduces inflammation, prevents and treats most common chronic diseases, decreases the psychological and physiological burden of stress, and improves […]