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78%

of adults

don't meet the national physical activity guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity.​
$190

billion

is the annual cost of obesity-related illness, including chronic disease, disability and death in the U.S.​
30 min.

a day

of moderate-intensity aerobic activity at least five days a week can have a big effect on health.​
 

Our Mission

 
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Research

Advance the science of exercise as medicine. 
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Patient Care

Provide evidence-based exercise prescriptions.
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Education

Communicate the importance of exercise for health.
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Community

Engage local communities with physical activity programs.

The team behind the Johns Hopkins Center for Dynamic Health has a mission to improve the health of individuals, communities and the world by exploring the links between exercise and disease. The center aims to foster innovative research, educationpatient care and community involvement, with the goal of advancing treatment for conditions that can be affected by exercise. 

The center is looking for financial support to help turn its mission into reality.

 
 
 
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Featured Article

5 Ways Exercise Is Even Healthier Than You Thought

With help from smartphones and wearable devices that automatically track movement, scientists are learning how bicep curls, jogging and other workouts can help prevent or slow the progression of conditions as varied as glaucoma, diabetes and depression.
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