Economic interventions to promote physical activity: application of the SLOTH model.

@article{Pratt2004EconomicIT,
  title={Economic interventions to promote physical activity: application of the SLOTH model.},
  author={M Pratt and Caroline A. Macera and James F. Sallis and Michael O'Donnell and Lawrence D. Frank},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 3 Suppl},
  pages={136-45}
}
Physical inactivity is responsible for major health and economic costs in the United States. Despite widespread recognition of the scope and importance of the problem of physical inactivity, only modest progress has been made in improving overall physical activity in the U.S. population. This paper applies a combined economic and public health perspective to better understand physical activity behavior and to guide a search for promising new economically oriented interventions to increase… CONTINUE READING

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