Knowledge about Physical Activity on the Island of Ireland

The proven health benefits of physical activity and the consequences of inactivity provide a compelling case for promoting physical activity across all ages and demographics.  However, little is known about how knowledgeable the adult population on the island of Ireland is about sources of information on these.  To address this gap, the Institute of Public Health commissioned a survey to explore knowledge of: the benefits of physical activity for mental and physical health; the risks to health of inactivity; physical activity recommendations; sources of information about the benefits of physical activity.  You can read the report at: