Physical Activity Guidelines (BBC News / DHSC)

Summary

Physical activity helps to protect against various chronic conditions, including Type 2 diabetes (by 40%), coronary heart disease (by 35%) and depression (by 30%), according to guidance from the four UK Chief Medical Officers.

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Strengthen muscles as well as heart to stay fit and healthy, say top doctors. London: BBC Health News, September 7th 2019.

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New physical activity guidelines issued by UK Chief Medical Officers. [Online]: Department of Health and Social Care, September 7th 2019.

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UK Chief Medical Officers’ physical activity guidelines. London: Department of Health and Social Care, September 7th 2019.

“If physical activity were a drug, we would refer to it as a miracle cure, due to the great many illnesses it can prevent and help treat”. (p.3).

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