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This evidence briefing examines the economic costs of physical inactivity (sedentary behaviour) in relation to:

  • Cardiovascular Disease - CHD & Stroke
  • Cancer - Bowel & Breast Cancer
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Falls

Whilst this report is brief, it provides a snapshot of costs and is a good starting point for any commissioning activity related to above topics

This review considers evidence and best practice for the effectiveness of interventions and initiatives aimed at reducing the risk of falls in older people as part of WHO global violence and injury prevention programme. This includes reviewing medical and multi-strategy interventions.

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