Exercise is Medicine
Conference with Dr. Darrell Menard
Dr. Darrell Menard, a Canadian Armed Forces track and field record-holder, Member of the Canadian Forces sports hall of fame, and Surgeon General's specialist advisor in sports medicine, will deliver his presentation “Exercise is Medicine” at NDHQ(Carling) on 24 April 2019, from 1045 to 1200hrs. The presentation will cover four main points:
- Over the last 20 years, inactivity has become a major risk factor to the health of Canadians.
- Regular physical activity will significantly reduce your risk of developing many chronic medical problems such as depression and diabetes.
- Being physically active won’t just add years to your life but more importantly it will add “life to your years.”
- It is never too late to get started!
Spaces are limited. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.