Nina Stojadinović, Sead Malićević

Much has been said about the implementation of physical activity in disease prevention, and there is enough evidence now that dosed physical can contribute to the prevention of numerous diseases. However, while there is much evidence, there is also a lack of experience in the implementation of physical activity in direct treatment of existing dis-eases, even in the most developed countries in the world. However, in the past few years, doctors in certain countries prescribe physical activity for the purpose of controlling or treating many chronic noncommunicable diseases. Conducting such programs requires strict implementation, adequate equipment and conditions. Therefore, a doctor prescribes a program that requires appropriate conduct-ing, which then leads to the need to train and equip some healthcare professionals and fitness trainers for the concrete realization of the proposed health programs. That is how medical fitness came to be, as a fresh fitness trend that links the work of healthcare professionals and fitness trainers. Medical fitness does not aim at achieving sports results and shape, but at preventing diseases, preserving health, reducing the harmful effects of work, reducing the effects of certain diseases, and particularly at treating certain diseases

Keywords: fitness, medical fitness, treating chronic noncommunicable diseases, disease prevention