2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report

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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Last Reviewed: February 2018

This report gives a detailed summary of the benefits of increased physical activities for all people. 

Using the latest scientific evidence, the report shows that, in all age groups, regular physical activity helps prevent disease and also helps people: 

  • Feel better
  • Sleep better
  • Perform daily tasks more easily
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2018). 2018 Physical activity guidelines advisory committee scientific report. Retrieved from https://health.gov/sites/default/files/2019-09/PAG_Advisory_Committee_Report.pdf