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Don't sit still! Annual health care cost of physical inactivity in Canadian adults

June 06, 2012

According to Dr. Ian Janssen, Canadian Research Chair in Physical Activity and Obesity, physical inactivity has surpassed epidemic proportions. In a study just published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (APNM), Janssen provides a contemporary estimate of the burden physical inactivity places on our health care system and economy.
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Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press)

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