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The paradox is that the more we live well in terms of economic development and less we move.
L 'and its importance of' physical activity aspects has produced a number of studies around the world.
has been made public the result of the in-
investigation conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) about the
physical activity in the daily life of the world population. The data are not reassuring: already in 2016,
1.4 billion people (a quarter of the world population) was not active as recommended by WHO that re
requiring at least 150 minutes of intensity activities moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous activity to-week. According
reported in The Lancet Global Health, which published the survey data, to date women, more than men, do not carry
a sufficient dose of physical activity to stay healthy. Compared to men, whose 32% is physically active, the fairer sex is less so (23%) and since 2001 the levels of inactivity
showed no signs of
The study presented data collected through a survey subjected to 1.9 million par- ticipants
of adulthood (18 years and up), from 168 countries and examined according to their able to exercise giorna-
-border (including activities at work, at home, during leisure time and journeys to move 2030, also appealing to
from one place to another).
In most developed countries, between 2001 and 2016, the inactivity level rose
5% to a rate of 37%, in contrast to what is seen in the land- it
low income where instead it is 16%.
As known, a constant and adequate physical activity reduces the risk of contracting a number of diseases, including cardiovascular disease, several types of cancer and diabetes, preventing
also falls for the elderly and improving mental health condition . From here, the Glo- bal
Action Plan which aims to reduce inactivity by 10% by 2025 and by 15% by the cooperation of all countries to
order to create optimal conditions that increase the 'exercise for people of all ages and motor skills. <