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Start active, stay active: a report on physical activity from the four home countries' Chief Medical Officers

A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity required.

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A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity required across the lifecourse to achieve general health benefits. It is aimed at the NHS, local authorities and a range of other organisations designing services to promote physical activity. The document is intended for professionals, practitioners and policymakers concerned with formulating and implementing policies and programmes that utilise the promotion of physical activity, sport, exercise and active travel to achieve health gains.

UK physical activity guidelines