How effective are remote and web 2.0 interventions for promoting physical activity in community dwelling adults?
It was not possible to assess if the most effective interventions could be easily translated into existing practice. There was a paucity of cost-effectiveness data and studies that included participants from varying socioeconomic or ethnic groups.
Participating in insufficient amounts of physical activity leads to an increased risk of a number of chronic diseases, and physical and mental health problems. Regular physical activity should be a goal for all adults, and it can provide social, emotional and physical health benefits. The majority of adults are not active at recommended levels.