TITLE

The economic burden of physical inactivity in Canada

AUTHOR(S)
Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Gledhill, Norman; Shephard, Roy J.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/28/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p1435
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study on the economic burden of physical inactivity in Canada. Background; Methods; Results; Interpretation that physical inactivity represents an important public health burden in Canada; How modest reductions in inactivity levels could result in substantial cost savings.
ACCESSION #
3823416

 

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