19 Mar '13, 9am

Physical inactivity is responsible for more than 36,000 premature deaths in England each year #inactivitykills

Inactive lifestyles kill an estimated 36,815 people in England each year Issued on: Tuesday, 19 March 2013 Lack of physical activity could cause as many as 36,815 premature deaths in England each year, according to statistics released today by the South West Public Health Observatory (SWPHO) and charity Sustrans. The statistics have been produced to help local authorities estimate how much they could reduce death and illness by promoting physical activity. They show that current levels of physical activity among people aged 40-79 are low across England and that major health gains could be made if they increased. It has been estimated that if 100% of the population aged 40-79, did recommended levels of physical activity, each year there would be: 12,061 fewer emergency hospital admissions for coronary heart disease 6,735 fewer cases of breast cancer 4,719 fewer cases of col...

Full article: http://www.sustrans.org.uk/about-sustrans/media/news-rele...

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