Permanente family and sports medicine physician Robert Sallis, MD, says Kaiser Permanente study supports the idea that moderate exercise is good medicine.
The co-director of Kaiser Permanente’s Sports Medicine Fellowship commented on research findings that more-active people with COVID-19 were less likely to be hospitalized or die from the illness.
Kaiser Permanente study finds history of being consistently active was strongly associated with a reduced risk of hospitalization, ICU admission, and death in people with COVID-19.
In a recent USA Today article, Robert Sallis, MD, a family medicine doctor with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group and co-director of Kaiser Permanente’s Sports Medicine Fellowship, was among experts quoted about how to exercise safely. Dr. Sallis explained that there is a sweet spot when it comes to the amount of time spent working out.
A recent New York Times article offered tips from sports medicine physicians and fitness experts on how to incorporate exercise into the holidays.