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A Team Approach to Wellness

by: Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM

Bridging the Gap

Lisa Dougherty thinks the expansion of "medical fitness" will be one of the most important and most positive changes in health care over the next few decades.

Lisa Dougherty is the founder of the Medical Fitness Network (MFN). This mostly volunteer‐driven project is supported by more than 100 national businesses. Dougherty's vision is to improve the quality of lives of many millions of people by connecting them with fitness and allied health professionals who have a background in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of chronic diseases, medical conditions and disabilities, as well as in the management of women's health issues, including prenatal and postpartum care.

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 14, Issue 5

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Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM

Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM IDEA Author/Presenter