Sixty percent of the Scottish population is not active enough to derive health benefits and approximately 51% are classified as overweight or obese (The Scottish Office Department of Health, 1999: Towards a Healthier Scotland: A White Paper on Health. Edinburgh: Stationery Office). Exercise alone has been shown to be an effective strategy for reducing obesity (Ross et al., 2000: Exercise and Sport Science Reviews, 28, 165-170).
|Number of pages||44|
|Journal||Journal of Sports Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 2002|
- physical activity
- body weight
- young men
- young women
- sports science
Woods, C. B., Mutrie, N., Scott, P., & Simpson, C. (2002). An examination of the relationship between physical activity stage of change and body weight in young men and women. Journal of Sports Sciences, 20(1).