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Introduction

  • Verena GewenigerEmail author
  • Alexander Bohlander
Chapter

Abstract

Political and societal interest in the topic of prevention (prevention rather than cure) has never been greater than at present. At a time of exploding health care costs, coupled with the restriction of medical services to the individual, it is increasingly important to encourage healthy living and avoid unhealthy habits.

Keywords

Healthy Lifestyle Physical Inactivity Social Significance Healthy Living Physical Competence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Deutscher Pilates-VerbandMühltal/TrautheimGermany
  2. 2.POLESTAR EuropeKölnGermany

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