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Prescribing physical activity to prevent disease

Prescribing physical activity to prevent disease

Postgraduate Medicine 83(1): 165-6, 169-72, 175-6

Despite an increase in the public's awareness of the ample health benefits of physical activity, less than 20% of US adults regularly participate in moderate to vigorous physical activity. For most adults, increasing physical activity even moderately is likely to benefit health. Physicians can prescribe physical activity and incorporate an emphasis on physical activity into clinical practice.

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Accession: 041047686

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PMID: 3336601

DOI: 10.1080/00325481.1988.11700110

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