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Patient Type
Adult
Condition
Cancer
Evidence

Helps body composition

Helps depression

Helps lymphoedema

Helps restore wellbeing

Improves cancer-related fatigue

Improves cardiorespiratory fitness

Improves cognitive function

Improves menopausal symptoms

Improves physical function

Improves quality of life

Improves sleep quality

Living an active life reduces your risk of getting many common diseases

Physical activity has been shown to reduce the length of hospital stay in cancer patients

Reduces post-operative complications

Depression
Evidence

Improves cognition

Improves mood

Improves motivation

Improves self confidence

Improves sleep

Less fatigue and improves energy levels

Living an active life reduces your risk of getting many common diseases

Moderates appetite

Reduces sickness absence in the short-term for mild to moderate depression

Reduces social isolation

Reduces stress level

Ischaemic Heart Disease
Evidence

Helps prevent early death and hospital admissions

Helps prevent fatigue and stress

Helps to prevent Development of Heart Failure

Helps to prevent Inflammation within blood vessels

Helps to prevent Risk of a further heart attacks

Improves energy, fitness and quality of life

Improves how effectively your heart beats

Improves the blood flow around the body

Improves the perception of chest pain

Increased blood flow to the heart

Living an active life reduces your risk of getting many common diseases

Lowers risk factors eg Cholesterol, Diabetes, High blood pressure

Makes you live longer

MSK
Evidence

Improves fitness

Improves general health

Improves general wellbeing

Improves mental health

Improves physical function

Improves quality of life

Improves self-efficacy

Living an active life reduces your risk of getting many common diseases

Reduces frequency of painful episodes

Reduces pain

Reduces stiffness

Reduces work absence

Postnatal
Evidence

Improved blood pressure control and benefits for the cardiovascular system

Improved cardiovascular fitness

Living an active life reduces your risk of getting many common diseases

Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises

Pregnancy
Evidence

Helps control weight gain

Helps prevent blood pressure problems

Helps prevent diabetes of pregnancy

Helps sleep

Improves fitness

Improves mental wellbeing

Living an active life reduces your risk of getting many common diseases

Primary Prevention
Evidence

Improves cognitive function

Improves mental health

Improves mood

Live longer

Living an active life reduces your risk of getting many common diseases

Maintains healthy weight

Reduces chance of falls

Type 2 Diabetes
Evidence

Living an active life reduces your risk of getting many common diseases

Child
Condition
Cancer
Evidence
Obesity
Evidence
Young Person
Condition
Cancer
Evidence

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