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
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.
Effects of campaigns and other communication initiatives on physical activity with one or more other lifestyle habits targeting the general population
This review looks at the effects of information and other communication initiatives on physical activity and on changes in one or more other lifestyle habit.
Effects of more than three months organized follow-up on physical activity and diet for people with increased risk of lifestyle related disease
This systematic review will answer questions about effects of organized follow-up to promote change of physical activity and diet.
The effectiveness of health promotion and preventive interventions on nutrition, physical activity, obesity, and sexual health in children and adolescents
The prevention of poor health habits among children and adolescents has the potential to create improved health throughout the life span.
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