ACTIVITATEA FIZICĂ

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Key facts

  • Physical activity has significant health benefits for hearts, bodies and minds
  • Physical activity contributes to preventing and managing noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes
  • Physical activity reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety
  • Physical activity enhances thinking, learning, and judgment skills
  • Physical activity ensures healthy growth and development in young people
  • Physical activity improves overall well-being
  • Globally, 1 in 4 adults do not meet the global recommended levels of physical activity
  • Up to 5 million deaths a year could be averted if the global population was more active
  • People who are insufficiently active have a 20% to 30% increased risk of death compared to people who are sufficiently active
  • More than 80% of the world’s adolescent population is insufficiently physically active

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/physical-activity