The importance of physical activity in the prevention of obesity

The level of physical activity in Slovenia is low. A passive lifestyle is related to various health, social and economical problems. Problems - the frequency of coronary diseases and the risk factors, economical expense of medical treatment, absenteeism from work, a large share of the elderly, are so widespread that national intervention is required. The actual situation must be estimated. The analysis of the actual state is based on the systematic examination of a representative sample of objective indices in order to determine the medical and motor status of children, adolescent and adult inhabitants of Slovenia. This is to identify the key arguments for strategic changes in motor/sporting activity for healt