Robert E. Sallis




Dr. Sallis is a family physician at Kaiser Permanente for over 20 years. A Past-President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), he chairs Exercise is Medicine™, a joint initiative of ACSM and the American Medical Association. Dr. Sallis was the founding editor-in-chief of Current Sports Medicine Reports, chaired the Healthcare Sector for the National Physical Activity Plan and is a spokesperson for Every Body Walk!. He has received awards for his work from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the Italian Federation of Sports Medicine and ACSM.

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Mar 1st 2017

Learn from leading global experts about the benefits of physical activity and how to prevent and treat injuries. This health course will show you why exercise is a fundamental component of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise is more than just an “art of converting big meals and fattening snacks into back strains and pulled muscles by lifting heavy things that don’t need to be moved, or running when no one is chasing you.” (Anonymous quote) Our bodies evolved to move over several millennia.

Average: 5.4 (8 votes)
Feb 25th 2015

This course examines the benefits of physical activity, how to prevent injuries, and what to do when injuries occur. The course will include content from leading international experts in multiple fields related to the science of exercise.

Average: 4 (4 votes)