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OBJECTIVE: This commentary offers a discussion of the paper by Dumith et al. published in this issue of Preventive Medicine. METHODS: We discuss the added value of the manuscript by Dumith et al. while acknowledging some limitations of the analyses. RESULTS: We argue that there is a global and urgent need to take action against physical inactivity. CONCLUSION: The paper by Dumith et al. provides context to help build the case for better public health organization and effort to tackle physical inactivity at a worldwide level.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.05.008

Type

Journal article

Journal

Prev Med

Publication Date

07/2011

Volume

53

Pages

29 - 30

Keywords

Exercise, Female, Global Health, Humans, Male, Motor Activity, Sedentary Lifestyle