Information and news about physical activity
Physical activity in Norway - fact sheet
Physical activity prevents type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, musculoskeletal disorders and some forms of cancer. Approximately 1 in 5 adults reaches the Norwegian Directorate of Health’s minimum recommendation of at least 30 minutes physical activity per day on average.
Reports and publications
Exercise for people with severe mental illness
We evaluated the effect of exercise for people with severe mental illness.
The effectiveness of physical exercise for people with cancer
We have summarised the results from five systematic reviews, on the effects of exercise for cancer patients during and after cancer treatment, including a total of 119 randomised clinical trials.
Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity
We evaluated the effect of cognitive therapies on physical activity summarizing studies involving different patient groups and persons at risk of heart disease.
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