Beyond sport and physical activity: the concept of movement in health promotion

@article{Ruetten2006BeyondSA,
  title={Beyond sport and physical activity: the concept of movement in health promotion},
  author={Alfred Ruetten},
  journal={Sozial- und Pr{\"a}ventivmedizin/Social and Preventive Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={51},
  pages={252-253}
}
Public health literature is full of evidence regarding various health effects of exercise and physical activity. For example: High levels of physical activity have been associated with lower risks of cardiovascular diseases, lower risks of developing colon and breast cancer, lower risks of suffering from Diabetes Type II and an overall prolonged life expectancy. Further, physical activity has been associated with increasing quality of life, and some studies have suggested that physical activity… CONTINUE READING
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