Physical Activity of Finnish Adults Studied According to Age, Sex, and Place of Residence

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Physical activity at work is no longer what it used to be. People have more spare time, and the meaning of physical activity to one’s state of health has become an issue.


Physical Activity Regular Physical Exercise Rural Region Spare Time Mobile Clinic 
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