Evidence and theory based promotion of health-enhancing physical activity.

@article{Miilunpalo2001EvidenceAT,
  title={Evidence and theory based promotion of health-enhancing physical activity.},
  author={Seppo I Miilunpalo},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 2B},
  pages={725-8}
}
Physical activity appears to improve health-related quality of life by enhancing psychological well being and by improving physical functioning, particularly in persons compromised by poor health. Health enhancing physical activity (HEPA) can in addition to, and instead of, structured and planned exercise and sports comprise other forms of physical activity, such as occupational activities, lifestyle activities and recreational activities. However, wide-range and long-term population strategies… CONTINUE READING