Moving Ahead: The Economic Impact of Reducing Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour

Summary

This article summarizes an analysis of the economic impact of getting 10 per cent of Canadians with suboptimal levels of physical activity to move more and reduce sedentary behaviour. By 2040, gross domestic product would grow $7.5 billion and $2.6 billion in health care costs would be reduced.

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https://www.centre4activeliving.ca/news/2015/02/inactivity-sedentary-behaviour/

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