Staying on Task: Challenges of Global Physical Activity Surveillance

Pratt, Michael; Fulton, Janet E.
September 2009
Journal of Physical Activity & Health;Sep2009 Supplement, Vol. 6, pS3
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the practice of tracking physical activity in global public health surveillance surveys. A discussion of the ways that data on physical activity can be used to impact health policies, interventions and future research is presented. Problems which public health surveillance efforts encounter in developing countries because of a lack of funding are discussed.


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