Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Print
Written by JAMA   
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 12:26
 
Being physically active is one of the most important actions individuals of all ages can engage in to improve their health. In the United States, an estimated $117 billion in annual health care costs and about 10% of premature mortality are associated with inadequate physical activity (not meeting the existing aerobic physical activity guideline). The evidence reviewed by the Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee for the newly released Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition (PAG) is clear-physical activity fosters normal growth and development and can make people feel better, function better, sleep better, and reduce the risk of many chronic diseases.
 
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