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Sport and exercise science and medicine: building on the Olympic legacy

 

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Sport and exercise science and medicine: building on the Olympic legacy

This parliamentary report finds a lack of awareness and appropriate training for health professionals of the benefits of exercise based treatments.

It asks the NHS to consider adding physical activity to the Quality and Outcomes Framework, and calls on NICE and the NHS to update chronic disease guidelines with detailed information about exercise, and evaluate the best way to deliver exercise treatments through the NHS.