TITLE

Staying on Task: Challenges of Global Physical Activity Surveillance

AUTHOR(S)
Pratt, Michael; Fulton, Janet E.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Physical Activity & Health;Sep2009 Supplement, Vol. 6, pS3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
48049897

 

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