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date: 21 November 2019

Exercise and Health 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Becky ClarkBecky CLARK

The correlation between exercise and health benefits has long been established, yet a staggering amount of the world’s population is insufficiently active, contributing to a global epidemic of obesity and heart disease. Physical inactivity also heightens the risk of other health issues like cancer. The World Health Organization (WHO) and, in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), have created guidelines for the amount and type of recommended physical activity for several age groups. ...

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