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Active commuting is important in raising exercise levels

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7554.1352-d (Published 08 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1352
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Less than a third of men and women in the Europe Union take enough healthy exercise, a research article says. The Netherlands, where 44% of people take sufficient exercise, tops the league, but Sweden comes bottom of the 15 countries surveyed, with only 23% taking what the authors considered an adequate amount (Journal of Public Health 2006, doi: 10.1007/s10389-006-0031-y).

    The authors defined sufficient total activity as 30 minutes of exercise on five days a …

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