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150 minutes of weekly physical activity is a must, says WHO

Reiterating the need for physical activity to reduce the incidence of non-communicable diseases (NCD), the World Health Organisation (WHO) has prescribed 150 minutes of weekly physical activity. It stated that physical inactivity is now identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality.

The WHO warned that physical inactivity levels are rising in many countries with major implications for the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the general health of the population worldwide.

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Printable version | Sep 24, 2020 8:08:42 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/150-minutes-of-weekly-physical-activity-is-a-must-says-who/article26340101.ece

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