Largest ever study using wearable devices finds physical activity is beneficial for health, and more intense activity is better

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17-08-2020 01:20 PM BST

Physical activity of any intensity is beneficial for health, but more intense activity has greater benefits, according to a new study published today in Nature Medicine. In the largest study to date of accelerometer-measured physical activity, a team led by researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge analysed data from more than 96,000 UK Biobank participants.