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  2. $1 Billion Recreation Spending in the Sagebrush Lands
    2014 - USA

    Protecting the sagebrush ecosystems in the western US will benefit local economies.

  3. $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure in Ontario
    2016 - Canada

    A considerable reduction in health care expenditure over a 10-year period has been achieved through changes in health behaviours (smoking, alcohol, diet and physical activity). 

  4. ‘Physical activity recommendations for children and adolescents with chronic disease’
    2008 - USA

    Recent research involving youth with disabilities and chronic disease suggest positive effects of exercise therapy upon their aerobic capacity, functional ability, and quality of life.

  5. ‘The economic burden of physical inactivity in Canada’
    2000 - Canada

    About $2.1 billion, or 2.5% of the total direct health care costs in Canada, were attributable to physical inactivity in 1999.  A 10% reduction in the prevalence of physical inactivity has the...

  6. 1998 Arctic Winter Games - Economic Impact
    1998 - Canada

    The 1998 AWG resulted in ‘autonomous spending’ of approximately $3.385 million in the Territorial economy and "direct autonomous spending’ in the Yellowknife economy of approximately $3.679...

  7. 2002 Canadian Public Opinion Survey on Youth and Sport
    2002 - Canada

    Canadians highly value the contribution of community-level sports to the development of youth and also to the broader community.  Canadians see community-level sports as benefitting their local...

  8. 2003 Canada Winter Games Economic Impact Assessment
    2003 - Canada

    The combined spending of the operations, capital and visitors were estimated to be $38.7 million, which generated a total potential economic activity of $70.4 million in the province. Of this,...

  9. 2003 World Youth Athletic Championships Economic Impact Assessment
    2004 - Canada

    The combined spending of the operations, capital and visitors were estimated to be just over $18.9 million5, which generated a total potential economic activity of nearly $39.6 million in the...

  10. 2005 Canada Summer Games; Economic Impact Assessment
    2006 - Canada

    Total expenditures as a result of the 2005 Canada Summer Games including combined capital, visitor and operations expenditure were substantial, totalling nearly 59.8 million. The majority of the...

  11. 2008 Arctic Winter Games: Economic Impact Assessment
    2008 - Canada

    The combined spending of operations and visitors to the 2008 Arctic Winter Games exceeded $6.6 million, generating an estimated $13.2 million in economic activity for the Northwest Territories, of...

  12. 2010 Arctic Winter Games Grande Prairie, Alberta: Event Analysis And Economic Impact Study
    2011 - Canada

    Direct visitor spending and event operations expenditures invested into the economy (province‐wide) and attributed to hosting the 2010 Arctic Winter Games in Grande Prairie, Alberta were...

  13. 2011 World Allround Speed Skating Championship Event Economic Impact Report
    2013 - Canada

    The economic impact of the World Speed Skating Championship was approximately $1.21 million for the province of Alberta. with 17.5 person years of employment generated.

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