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Keep on moving: Understanding physical inactivity among 50-70 year olds – Sep 2021, Centre for Ageing Better

Keep on moving: Understanding physical inactivity among 50-70 year olds - Sep 2021, Centre for Ageing Better

The UK’s population is undergoing a massive age shift. In less than 20 years, one in four people will be over 65.

Physical inactivity is one of the leading risk factors for poor health and disability in later life (Newton et al, 2015).

Increasing activity levels for those aged 50–70 is a vital part of ensuring that we can make the most of our longer lives.

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