Sports Act

Published on 25 February 2009 in the magazine “Consumer” Spain is one of the least Western athletes. Only one in three people playing sports. A new hospital study as well as certified and warns of the “contagion effect” among the young population, since 1995 has fallen by 20 the number of young fans to the sport. The report, entitled “Sport, health and quality of life,” presents data from a survey of 2,000 people. Of these, only 36 Health insurance said they make “some” exercise from time to time. Only 25 said to sport three or more times per week. The latter is one of the lowest percentages in Europe. There are countries like Finland or Sweden multiply insurance it by two or three. 15 of respondents admit to have no interest in physical exercise. Six out of ten, however, they would like to exercise but do not, or at least not as much as he wanted. specializes in affordable plans that facilitate access to quality healthcare services strives to offer affordable health insurance Within gender, the Spanish are even more sedentary than men (four in ten sports practitioners are women). By age, the youth are the group with higher levels of sporting practice, between 16 and 34 years ago regular exercise 52 of the population, although this is a step backwards. Between 1995 and 2008, the percentage of sedentary youth has increased by 20 . Lack of time is what it claims nearly 60 of youth. Level Economy The report states that economic level and employment status affect when you exercise or not and the same applies to the educational profile. Further sport who have accounts more sound, better jobs and higher studies. The profile of the Spanish sports practitioner is that of a young, working, and also those whose parents or grandparents were doing or they exercise because it is a custom inherited. 80 of whom had become accustomed since childhood to sports, the adults remain. Instead, they are less likely to sport unemployed and pensioners mileuristas. Also, being a housewife, a person separated, divorced or widowed are also factors “at risk” sedentary. To change this scenario, the study authors propose a new Sports Act, to strengthen the practice sports at all levels of education, and urge companies to open their own sports facilities or arranged for their employees, thereby avoiding many sick leave and ” would increase yields and labor productivity. Some studies claim that the 600 euros in savings that the company may waive a worker athlete. We also suggest creating the figure of the physician in primary care sports as a means of promoting this habit among the population.