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Infographic. Physical activity benefits for adults and older adults
  1. Hamish Reid,
  2. Charlie Foster
  1. Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, UK
  1. Correspondence to
    : Dr Hamish Reid Nuffield, Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, UK: hamish.reid{at}

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Over one third of the UK's adult population fail to meet the Chief Medical Officers' (CMOs') recommended physical activity (PA) guidelines for health.1 Knowledge of the CMOs' PA recommendations is low amongst healthcare workers2 despite physical inactivity being the most prevalent risk factor for non-communicable disease, which accounts for 80% of deaths in the UK. …

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