Unproven Olympic health legacies

Collier, Roger
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, pE381
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study investigating the socioeconomic and health impacts of multisport events held from 1978-2008. It says that the study was done in expectation of the 2014 Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow, Scotland and the 2012 London Olympics in several cities including Seoul, South Korea and Sydney, Australia. Result shows that there is a scarcity of evidence on the effect of major-multi-sport events on the population of the host cities unless government made some efforts.


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