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Group photograph of the 15 Physial Fitness Trainers who attended the Exercise is Medicine Training Course for Certified Fitness Professionals held on 4th and 5th June 2013 at OCM Training Hall, Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur. All 15 Physical Fitness Trainers passed the test conducted at the end of the Course.
Malaysia NOC hosts ‘Exercise is Medicine’ course

10 Jun 2013
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The “Exercise is Medicine” Training Course, for certified fitness professionals, was held on June 4-5 at the Olympic Council of Malaysia HQ Training Hall and was a big success with the participation of 15 fitness professionals. The course was conducted by three doctors from Changi Hospital Singapore: Dr Benedict Tan, Dr Fadzil bin Mohamed Hamzah and Dr Ng Chung Sien.

Changi Hospital Singapore had an early start in the “Exercise is Medicine” concept and is now sharing this experience with OCM on the training of doctors and fitness professionals to implement the programme.

One training course for doctors was conducted on March 9-10 for 19 doctors. The training of certified fitness professionals is the second course to be conducted. Another two courses for doctors and another two courses for fitness professionals will be conducted in 2013.Very positive feedback has been received from all the participants of both courses.

OCM would like to thank Dr Sudha Nanthan and Sivashanmugarajah S, President and Honorary Secretary respectively of the Academy of Family Physicians Malaysia, and the doctors from Changi Hospital Singapore for all their assistance in the planning and preparation of the training, and their part in conducting the training.

Issued by Olympic Council of Malaysia.
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