Thailand - Exercise is Medicine


Thailand - Exercise is Medicine
National Center Chairperson
Prof. Arth Nana
College of Sport and Technology
Mahidol University, Thailand
National Center Manager
Prof. Arth Nana
Host Institution – Mahidol University (College of Sport Science and
Technology and the Golden Jubilee Medical Center)
Mahidol University is determined to be a world class university that excels in health,
sciences, arts, and innovation with integrity for the betterment of Thai society and the
benefit of mankind. Within Mahidol University, the College of Sport Science and
Technology and the Golden Jubilee Medical Center strives towards academic and service excellence in
the fields of sports science by conducting pertinent research and teaching, as well as providing facilities
for the promotion of physical activities and health of the general Thai population.
National Center Advisory Board
Professor Arth Nana
Assoc.Rungchai Chuanchaiyakul
Dr.Metta Pinthong
Korakod Panich
Kornkit Chaijenkit
Navaphan Vawklang
Wipawee Laksanakorn
Gp.Capt.Dr. Kraisorn Voradithi
Suwadee Chuanchaiyakul
Naruemon Leelayawat
Chest Physicians
Academic/College of Sport Science and Technology
Academic/College of Sport Science and Technology
Orthopaedics/Sports Medicine
Orthopaedics/Sports Medicine
Orthopaedics/Sports Medicine/the Golden Jubilee Medical Center
Rehabilitation medicine/the Golden Jubilee Medical Center
Family physician/ Secretary general of the Royal College of Family
Physicians of Thailand
Academic/Faculty of Medicine, Srinakharinwirot University
Academic/Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
2015 Goals
 To establish EIM as a best practice model in clinical and hospital settings.
Past Accomplishments
 Set up core group from medical and health care providers
 Created network for public and health-related institutes
 Created practical EIM guideline relating to how to prescribe exercise for specific groups/conditions
 Conducted training and workshop
 Provided updated information on critical role of EIM through various routes: website, Facebook, Roll
Up, Booklet, and mass communication (TV, newspaper, and magazines)