80% of men and women aged 11 to 17 in the world are seriously lacking exercise WHO Survey Nov 22 15:04
WHO = World Health Organization survey results that about 80% of men and women between the ages of 11 and 17 in the world do not exercise for more than 1 hour a day recommended by WHO, resulting in a serious lack of exercise Has been announced.
This is the first study conducted by a WHO research group on a global scale over a long period from 2001 to 15 years, covering approximately 1.6 million men and women attending schools aged 11 to 17 in 146 countries around the world.
WHO recommends exercise for more than 1 hour a day to promote cardiopulmonary function and bone development, but according to the survey results, 81% of men and women have not reached this standard, resulting in serious lack of exercise. It means that it is known.
Looking at the percentage of lack of exercise by country, South Korea was the highest at 94%, and the lowest was 66% in Bangladesh.
By gender, we found that 78% of boys were underexercised, while 85% were girls, and girls had a higher percentage.
WHO is calling on countries to take immediate measures to increase the chances of exercising because the time spent using mobile phones and tablets can be considered as the background of lack of exercise.