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New research has highlighted the link between sedentary behaviour during adolescence and depression whilst highlighting the need for people of all ages to move more.
The latest Active Lives results published by Sport England shows that 73.8% of adults in the region are active for at least 30 minutes a week, this equates to 1,649,900 adults moving. This is an increase of 17,400 from the survey 12 months ago.
39.6% of children and young people in Greater Manchester meet Chief Medical Officer guidelines and achieve an average of 60 minutes or more of physical activity a day. Whilst 36.6% are failing to achieve 30 minutes of physical activity a day.
The latest Active Lives results published by Sport England show that 68.9% of adults in the region are active for at least 30 minutes a week, equating to 1,551,900 adults moving; a decrease of 98,000 from the survey 12 months ago.
A detailed breakdown of the latest Active Lives research from Sport England exploring the differences in activity levels by gender across Greater Manchester.