About this Research Topic
The goal of this Research Topic is to provide insight into the ways in which health economics and physical activity research and tools can be utilized within the field of public health, focusing specifically on identifying strategies for physical activity promotion and cost-effective interventions. It aims to help to policy and decision-makers, commissioners, system leaders, and community practitioners, in order to inform practice and improve health, wellbeing and equity.
Themes that may be covered in this Research Topic include, but are not limited to, the following:
• To Identify strategies for physical activity promotion and cost-effective interventions
• Evaluate the relationship between health costs due to physical inactivity and chronic diabetes
• Health costs due to physical inactivity in low- and middle- income countries
• Evaluate the relationship between health costs and physical activity type
• Income inequality and physical activity
• Evaluate indirect and direct health cost due to physical inactivity
Keywords: physical activity, health economics, health costs, policy, chronic disease, disease prevention
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