The UAB Center for Exercise Medicine is a national leader in the field of exercise medicine research. Promoting community outreach and education based on findings through basic and translational research and exercise clinical trials is a top priority. "There needs to be a paradigm shift for individuals in disease treatment, prevention, and discovery medicine with global impact. Alabama is among the worst in the U.S. for state rankings inactivity-related diseases. It is time for change,” states Dr. Marcas Bamman, CEM Director.