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2020 Mar 11

J Sports Med Phys Fitness

Higher leisure-time physical activity is associated with lower sickness absence: cross-sectional analysis among the general workforce.


López-Bueno R, Calatayud J, López-Sánchez GF, Smith L, Andersen LL, Casajús JA
J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2020 Mar 11.
PMID: 32162505.


Prevention of sickness absence (SA) is a major public health challenge. Sufficient levels of physical activity may be an important protective factor. In contrast to the North European countries, little is known about physical activity behaviour and its influence over SA in South European countries.