Health Taskforce Sets out a Strategy of Physical Fitness
Marks, Chris, Daily Mail (London)
Byline: CHRIS MARKS
THE shocking extent of the couch potato lifestyle led by millions of Scots emerged yesterday at the launch of a major new strategy to improve the nation's physical fitness.
More than 70 per cent of men and almost 60 per cent of women face serious health problems due to lack of exercise, while almost one-third of boys and two-fifths of girls are insufficiently active.
A task force set up by the Scottish Executive has produced a raft of recommendations to improve Scotland's physical fitness over the next 20 years.
Top of the list was the appointment of a national physical activity co-ordinator. So Mary Allison, an expert …
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Publication information: Article title: Health Taskforce Sets out a Strategy of Physical Fitness. Contributors: Marks, Chris - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: June 7, 2002. Page number: 15. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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