Category Archives: Exercise is Medicine

New 2017 Grants For Community Wellness Projects

The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports is seeking proposals to provide funding for the development of new community wellness initiatives, improvement of existing community wellness programs, or collaboration between worksites and community wellness initiatives in Vermont.  The Community Wellness grant provides funding to initiatives that will have an impact on the health […]

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Vermont Doctors Prescribe Outdoor Exercise

Following doctor’s orders is a lot of fun this summer, thanks to a statewide push for outdoor exercise. Physicians around the state will prescribe active play in Vermont State Parks as a way to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent chronic health issues. The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and Vermont Department of […]

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Exercise is Medicine

The following is adapted from an article that appeared in the Rutland Herald and Times Argus on July 24, 2016. by Janis Hall When you think of health care and medicine, you probably think of doctors, hospitals and drug prescriptions. But there’s growing recognition that patients’ daily activities have a huge potential to support good […]

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