Many are moving less than you think

Men and women in Germany are still too little. Most of them are convinced, however, that you do enough Sport. The suggest evaluations of the Foundation German stroke help.

92 percent of the respondents were of the opinion that a sufficient amount of. The believed that even those who were in other areas, such as blood pressure or weight, partly critical values. In fact, however, only 40 percent of the population in Germany is the target of the world health organization (WHO). It recommends a week at least 2.5 hours of moderate physical activity to cardiovascular illnesses.

"From our point of view, the 2.5 hours are used already in too deep,” says study author and sports scientist Klaus Clasing. The distinctly different self-assessment, he explained with a lack of health knowledge: "Participants are often surprised when we explain to them that, for example, domestic work is not to be expected in this movement, the balance sheet,” said Clasing. Noticeable is also that the Tests, many at-risk patients to be identified, which previously knew nothing of her critical health condition.

The health check of the German stroke Foundation 2081 people took part, which were on average 50 years old. Were checked blood pressure, blood sugar, blood fat, body weight, physical activity and other lifestyle factors. A scientific analysis program evaluates the data, then a doctor or health Advisor will discuss the results with the participants.


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