Higher Direct Medical Costs Associated With Inactivity

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Michael Pratt, MD, MPH; Caroline A. Macera, PhD; Guijing Wang, PhD

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Physician and Sportsmedicine:

Volume 28 No. 10


Clinical Features

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DOI: 10.3810/psm.2000.10.1237
Abstract: The benefits of physical activity in reducing morbidity and mortality are well-established, but the effect of physical inactivity on direct medical costs is less clear.