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Physical inactivity: the biggest public health problem of the 21st century
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    Dear Editor

    I very much enjoyed reading the 'warm up' article by Steven N Blair in the January edition of BJSM. The first study that he quoted on attributable fractions for all cause deaths was a real eye popper!

    I was very surprised to see that low cardiorespiratory fitness was a greater attributable risk factor (in both sexes) than obesity, smoking, high cholesterol, and diabetes, as well as hypertensio...

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