"Countries will need to improve policy implementation to increase physical activity opportunities and encourage more people to be physically active", Dr. Fiona Bull, the study's senior author, said in a press release.
In 2016, levels of insufficient activity among adults varied widely across income groups - 16% in low-income countries compared to 37% in high-income countries.
High-income Western countries displayed the greatest increase in the proportion of people taking insufficient exercise over the study period, a rise from 31% in 2001 to 37% in 2016.
Men from Oceania were most active (12.3 percent) and so were those from east and Southeast Asia (17·6 percent) and those from sub-Saharan Africa (17·9 percent).
The WHO's study was based on data from 358 surveys conducted between 2001 and 2016, including 1.9 million people from 168 countries.
Around the globe, about one in three women and almost one in four men does not exercise enough to avoid common diseases, a newreport shows.
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The surveys took note of physical activity in work, at home, for transport and during leisure time - so we have no excuses.
If adults were to become more active, they can improve their muscular and cardio-respiratory fitness, bone health, weight control and reduce their risk of hypertension, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression and various types of cancer. However this can be as high as one in three adults inactive in some counties. The WHO report, as quoted in BBC says that around 1.4 billion people are not involved in physical activities much.
Freeland, Lighthizer meet as NAFTA talks resume
And then there's the zero-sum approach of the White House to the trade talks that some say run counter to what NAFTA is about. But "let's keep this partnership together that makes North America the most competitive region in the world", she added.
Ayana Pressley: African-American woman wins MA primary
For example, her campaign promoted a "listening-only hearing" on gun violence that she put on while serving in local government. Though results were coming in slowly and the race had yet to be called, Capuano conceded just 80 minutes after polls closed.
British Airways says its website and app were compromised, allowing hackers to steal personal and financial details. The airline said it had notified police and relevant authorities, and was reaching out to affected customers.
However, Booker argued that the documents should not be held as confidential because they did not deal with national security. The drama surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings continued on Thursday, as Sen.
Denny Hamlin , driving a throwback to his first mini stock auto in the late 1990s, won the pole at Darlington for the first time . Chastain wouldn't admit to intentionally wrecking Harvick, deadpanning, "Once we hit the wall, I was out of control".
The group's restrained method was a sharp contrast to other scenes going on throughout the Senate side of Capitol Hill. George Washington himself, Kavanaugh noted, once asked the Supreme Court for advice about a British brig we'd seized.
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Koh says they are working on providing an experience different from what you get from a tablet when the device is unfolded. Unlike the ZTE Axon M , Samsung's own phone is expected to have a flexible screen and not a hinge connecting two screens.
Not only that, but the show will be moving from its Saturday teatime slot to Sunday nights for the first time. And we also have the title of the premiere to theorise about: 'The Woman Who Fell To Earth' .
The president believes that he has done nothing wrong and that he can prove that and bring an end to the investigation. Trump: "There were, I mean tremendous conflicts here, you know the conflicts, you've heard the conflicts".
Teams play in groups entirely disconnected to the Nations League, with the winners and runners-up qualifying for the tournament. In March 2020, each Nations League tier will have a four-team playoff bracket with the victor advancing to Euro 2020 .
The Treasury Department also announced Thursday that it would impose sanctions against Park and the Korean Expo Joint Venture. The North Korean government has repeatedly denied responsibility for the hack but called it " a righteous deed ".
Smokey and the Bandit Star Burt Reynolds Dead at 82
Burt Reynolds break out role - as the leader of four "suburban guys" who run into serious trouble in the wilderness. Tributes poured in for the late star, including from fellow actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and other celebrities.
Kyrgios left stunned by this insane Federer shot
If he makes it past Millman, Federer could find Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic waiting in the last eight. Federer would later break Kyrgios' service to win the first set on a backhand victor .