Letters Exercise

Collaboration is needed to promote the good medicine of exercise

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2057 (Published 21 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2057
  1. Andrew Murray, clinical leadership fellow1,
  2. Nathan Stephens, clinical leadership fellow2
  1. 1Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Glasgow G2 5RJ, UK
  2. 2Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  1. docandrewmurray{at}googlemail.com

MacAuley and colleagues rightly state that it’s “extraordinary how long mainstream medicine is taking to accept the importance of physical activity.”1 If we are serious about providing the best care for every patient every time, something that is proved to increase happiness, prevent and treat more than 40 chronic diseases, and significantly increase life expectancy should be a key weapon.2

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