Exercise is medicine for mental health

  • Michelle Fortier School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa

Abstract

The purpose of this symposium is to highlight 4 programs of study across canada looking at the impact of physical activity on mental health indicators in various populations. SCAPPS is one of the partners of Exercise is Medicine Canada (EIMC) and R. Michelle Fortier has been the representative of SCAPPS on EIMC for the past 4 years. This will be the 3rd year in a row we hold a sympsium at SCAPPS, each time focusing on a different aspect.