Prevention and management of noncommunicable disease: the IOC consensus statement, Lausanne 2013

Matheson, Gordon O., Kluegl, Martin, Engebretsen, Lars, Bendiksen, Fredrik, Blair, Steven N., Boerjesson, Mats, Budgett, Richard, Derman, Wayne, Erdener, Ugur, Ioannidis, John P. A., Khan, Karim M., Martinez, Rodrigo, van Mechelen, Willem, Mountjoy, Margo, Sallis, Robert E., Schwellnus, Martin, Shultz, Rebecca, Soligard, Torbjorn, Steffen, Kathrin, Sundberg, Carl Johan, Weiler, Richard and Ljungqvist, Arne (2013) Prevention and management of noncommunicable disease: the IOC consensus statement, Lausanne 2013. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 23 6: 419-429. doi:10.1097/JSM.0000000000000038

Author Matheson, Gordon O.
Kluegl, Martin
Engebretsen, Lars
Bendiksen, Fredrik
Blair, Steven N.
Boerjesson, Mats
Budgett, Richard
Derman, Wayne
Erdener, Ugur
Ioannidis, John P. A.
Khan, Karim M.
Martinez, Rodrigo
van Mechelen, Willem
Mountjoy, Margo
Sallis, Robert E.
Schwellnus, Martin
Shultz, Rebecca
Soligard, Torbjorn
Steffen, Kathrin
Sundberg, Carl Johan
Weiler, Richard
Ljungqvist, Arne
Title Prevention and management of noncommunicable disease: the IOC consensus statement, Lausanne 2013
Journal name Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1050-642X
Publication date 2013-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000038
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 23
Issue 6
Start page 419
End page 429
Total pages 11
Place of publication Philadelphia, PA United States
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Morbidity and mortality from preventable, noncommunicable chronic disease (NCD) threatens the health of our populations and our economies. The accumulation of vast amounts of scientific knowledge has done little to change this. New and innovative thinking is essential to foster new creative approaches that leverage and integrate evidence through the support of big data, technology, and design thinking. The purpose of this paper is to summarize the results of a consensus meeting on NCD prevention sponsored by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in April 2013. Within the context of advocacy for multifaceted systems change, the IOC's focus is to create solutions that gain traction within health care systems. The group of participants attending the meeting achieved consensus on a strategy for the prevention and management of chronic disease that includes the following:

1. Focus on behavioral change as the core component of all clinical programs for the prevention and management of chronic disease.
2. Establish actual centers to design, implement, study, and improve preventive programs for chronic disease.
3. Use human-centered design (HCD) in the creation of prevention programs with an inclination to action, rapid prototyping and multiple iterations.
4. Extend the knowledge and skills of Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) professionals to build new programs for the prevention and treatment of chronic disease focused on physical activity, diet, and lifestyle.
5. Mobilize resources and leverage networks to scale and distribute programs of prevention.
True innovation lies in the ability to align thinking around these core strategies to ensure successful implementation of NCD prevention and management programs within health care. The IOC and SEM community are in an ideal position to lead this disruptive change. The outcome of the consensus meeting was the creation of the IOC Non-Communicable Diseases ad hoc Working Group charged with the responsibility of moving this agenda forward.
Keyword Prevention
Chronic disease
Non-communicable disease
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences Publications
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