Jane Thornton: Prescribing Physical Fitness

Jane Thornton (Twitter) is an MD, Olympian & World Champion in Rowing. She is also founder of  and an advocate for physical fitness and activity as a pillar of health and healthcare. Physical inactivity has been identified as a global pandemic: the fourth leading risk factor for death, worldwide. Is it time to start prescribing physical fitness?

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Running man: In less than a year, MS patient goes from barely crawling to running a marathon

W.H.O. Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.

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