Population strategy for physical activity promotion in the community

Takashi Arao

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    Abstract

    The importance of population-wide interventions for disease prevention and health promotion has been increasingly recognized among both researchers and health professionals. To stimulate and accelerate research on community-wide intervention for physical activity promotion, the strategies used for and scientific evidence of community-wide intervention program effectiveness were reviewed and the profile of our research, which is intended to promote physical activity in the whole population, of the community was described.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPhysical Activity, Exercise, Sedentary Behavior and Health
    PublisherSpringer Japan
    Pages17-27
    Number of pages11
    ISBN (Print)9784431553335, 9784431553328
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1

    Keywords

    • Community intervention
    • Health promotion
    • Physical activity
    • Population strategy

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine(all)
    • Engineering(all)

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    Arao, T. (2015). Population strategy for physical activity promotion in the community. In Physical Activity, Exercise, Sedentary Behavior and Health (pp. 17-27). Springer Japan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-55333-5_2