Getting people more active is key to better health: Here are 8 areas for investment

Africa is facing an increasing burden of noncommunicable diseases. The lack of physical activity is a risk factor for most of them. Research on physical inactivity trends in Africa is limited. But evidence suggests that as countries undergo transitions such as increased urbanization, physical activity levels may decline. But in Africa, the health agenda is […]

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Continuity determines whether physical activity on prescription works for the least active

Ongoing support for several years and focus on the individual. These are success factors that make physical activity on prescription a workable concept for patients, including those who, after six months, have not reached their desired physical activity level, a University of Gothenburg thesis shows. The thesis concerned comprises studies of 444 patients who were […]

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