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Student Physical Activity Behaviour – Executive Summary

Lewis, Kiara and Sellars, Chris (2006) Student Physical Activity Behaviour – Executive Summary. Research Report. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    Physical activity is now recognised world wide as an important contributor to general health and well being of the population as a whole, regardless of age, gender or ethnicity.
    The lack of physical activity is a major cause of death, disease and disability…more than two million deaths each year are attributable to physical inactivity
    World Health Organisation 2002
    Exercise is advocated even for those of apparently good health as a means of preventing ill health and promoting positive mental well being (Bird, 1999). The role of physical activity had become a focus of recent government reports (Wanless, 2004) and white papers (Choosing Health, 2005; At least 5 a Week, 2004).

    Item Type: Monograph (Research Report)
    Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
    H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
    Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
    School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Psychological Research
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    Depositing User: Sara Taylor
    Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2011 12:06
    Last Modified: 12 Jul 2011 12:08
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/10973

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