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1.05 Recreation combats diabetes. (active living, fitness, sport)

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  2. Diet and PA based interventions in pregnancy on weight gain and outcomes
    2017 - Asia

    Diet and physical activity based interventions during pregnancy reduce gestational weight gain and lower the odds of caesarean section.

     

  3. Bicycling and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease
    2016 - Denmark

    People who frequently bike to work or in their free time have a decreased risk of heart disease. 

  4. Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes
    2016 - England

    Higher levels of leisure time  physical activity were associated with substantially lower incidence of type 2 diabetes in the general population.

  5. Physical Activity and Risk of Five Chronic Diseases
    2016 - USA

    Higher levels of total physical activity were significantly associated with lower risk of breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and ischemic stroke events. 

  6. Regular Physical Activity: Forgotten Benefits
    2015 - USA

    Men and women who engage in regular physical activity experience statistically significant and clinically important reductions in the risk of dying from coronary heart disease, of developing...

  7. Step It Up!
    2015 - USA

    The US Surgeon General issued a call to action to address major public health challenges such as heart disease and diabetes through walking, an easy and inexpensive way to increase physical...

  8. Inactivity Time Bomb
    2015 - Denmark

    Inactivity is costing Europe's economy over 80 billion euros per year, costs that could be avoided with 20 minutes per day of inexpensive activities like walking or running. 

  9. Walking Works
    2015 - England

    Walking makes people happy, keeps everyone healthy and can even save your life.

  10. Sedentary Time and Risk for Disease Incidence, Mortality, and Hospitalization in Adults
    2015 - Canada

    Prolonged sedentary time was independently associated with deleterious health outcomes regardless of physical activity.

  11. Moving Ahead: The Economic Impact of Reducing Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour
    2014 - Canada

    By meeting the official physical activity and sedentary guidelines, Canadians can live a longer and healthier life, which has positive implications for the economy, government finances, and labour...

  12. Sports-based program for inactive men improved diabetes risk factors
    2014 - Australia

    Sport and group-based activities lead to improved clinical risk factors associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus development in clinically obese Indigenous Australian men.

  13. The Social Benefits of Sport
    2013 - Scotland

    Sport improves physical and mental health and reduces health care costs. It also reduces anti-social behaviour.

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  • Leisure Information Network (LIN)
  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

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  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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