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Exercise is Medicine Canada at UofT (EIMC @ UofT)

Exercise is Medicine Canada (EIMC) provides national leadership in promoting physical activity as a chronic disease prevention and management strategy to improve the health of Canadians.

EIMC is a movement to make Canadians healthier. EIMC is based upon abundant evidence that physical activity and exercise reduce the risk of chronic disease and the belief that:
• Most Canadians can find simple ways to incorporate physical activity and exercise into their daily routines;
• More should be done to address physical activity and exercise in the healthcare setting; physical activity and exercise should be incorporated as a key health indicator and standard of medical care as a ‘vital sign’; and
• Certified exercise professionals serve as important resources for Canadians and their healthcare providers.

Goals of the EIMC Student Group @ UofT:

1) Promote inter-professional discussion and learning about exercise
2) Strive to promote physical activity as a means of treatment and prevention of illness within the student population.
3) Develop strong relationships between health professions to build resources, advocates and supporters of prescribing exercise as a means of treatment and disease prevention.
4)Increase awareness of the physical and mental health benefits of exercise and its use as a modality for prevention and treatment of disease in the greater population through use of social media and visual representation.

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Mackenzie McLaughlin
Secondary Contact
Swapna Mylabathula
Telephone
P: 519-830-0446
Group Email Address
Contact Us
Website
Official Group Website
Mailing Address
Mackenzie McLaughlin 55 Harbord St., Clara Benson Room #60 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto
M5S 2W6

Group Profile

Organization Type
Recognized Student Group
Campus Association
St. George
Areas of Interest
Athletics And Recreation
Renewal Date
September 30, 2017

Group Leaders

Mackenzie McLaughlin
President
Swapna Mylabathula
Vice President