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UK Study Finds Coastal Living Offers Health Benefits

A UK research study has found that people who live close to the coast are more likely to meet physical activity guidelines than people living inland.

Read the Report: White et al Coastal Health

The study, which was conducted by a research team at the University of Exeter Medical School, involved analysing data from more than 180,000 people living in different regions of England. The study findings support previous research work in Australia and New Zealand which found there are marked regional differences in the relationship between coastal proximity and physical activity.

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