An overview of recent advances and ongoing challenges in exercise participation-related risk
The benefits of regular physical activity are well established, and the advice to “move more” can be offered to most individuals with little risk. Exercise, where there is a structured movement and activity plan, is recommended as cornerstone management for people with many chronic conditions, but it carries inherent risks that must be considered.1 The responsibility for managing this risk should be shared between primary health providers, patients and exercise professionals, but how well does this work in practice?
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