SKHS Graduate Student Andrea Brennan

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Students push for exercise prescriptions (read full story here)

(snipped)   A campus club is encouraging physicians to scribble a dose of physical activity on their prescription pads.

By Dominique Delmas, Communications Intern

A group of students is working to encourage doctors to prescribe physical activity for the treatment and prevention of disease and illness.

“We want people to recognize how potent of an effect exercise can have on physical and mental health. Research has shown that if exercise is prescribed from your doctor, the likelihood that you’ll try and start a program is much higher,” says Andrea Brennan, co-president of Exercise is Medicine Canada at Queen’s (EIMC @ Queen’s).

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