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Sport, health and economic benefit

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This paper reviews the literature and evidence on the costs to the economy of physical inactivity. It investigates the feasibility of quantifying the health benefits of sport and physical activity and attempts to provide estimates of the financial benefits of increasing activity levels. It concludes by attempting to identify the policy priorities and strategic priorities for sport as a contributor to the health of the nation.

  

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Editor's comments - [  This is an academic review paper commissioned by Sport England as contextual analysis to inform the preparation of the Framework for sport in England and part of a series of desk studies called Driving up Participation: The Challenge for Sport.  ]  Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>

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Reference : Gratton, C. (2004). Sport, health and economic benefit. Sheffield: Sport industry research centre. Sheffield Hallam University.

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