Prescription For Wellness (Part 1)

Prescription For Wellness (Part 1)


About the Video: We're used to getting a prescription when we're sick, but what about a prescription for wellness? There are many things we can do to be healthy, such as incorporating exercise into our daily life and eating healthier foods, regardless of our age, health status or fitness level. This two-part interview with Dr. Yvette Rooks covers many things all of us can do to stay healthy and active as we age. Specific topics discussed in part one of this program include: Health benefits of exercise Exercise intensity, duration and frequency Finding time to exercise How much exercise do you need? Exercise at home versus a gym Aerobic endurance Strength training Flexibility About the Expert: Dr. Yvette Rooks is a family medicine specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and assistant professor of family and community medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Rooks is also one of the team physicians for the University of Maryland Terrapins Related Links: Prescription for Wellness (Part 2) Dr. Yvette Rooks University Family Medicine Exercise: Put the Power of Physical Activity to Work for You Calculate the Calories You Burn Got Hip Pain? Take the Hip Pain Assessment Distributed by Tubemogul.

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