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Olympic Games will bring health gains to the non-sporting public, says Princess Anne

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 19 June 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1399
  1. Domhnall Macauley
  1. 1BMJ

The 2012 Olympic Games in London should lead to a rise in the number of sports medicine specialists in the United Kingdom, said the Princess Royal last week at a BMA conference on exercise and health.

She said that the focus on sports medicine brought about by the Olympics had a benefit even for the non-sporting public. She saw a great opportunity to promote physical activity and to create a culture of activity among young …

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