World Health Organisation researchers recommend active commutes to tackle inactivity

Researchers say that policies must be changed to encourage active commutes and lifestyles

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A large scale study which pulled together data from all over the world has shown that more than a quarter of all adults are "not getting enough physical activity," putting them at risk of ill health.

Researchers suggested policy must be implemented to encourage "non-motorised modes of transport" such as walking and cycling as part of a drive to fix the current state of affairs.

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