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Staying active throughout adulthood is linked to lower healthcare costs in later life – new research

By Diarmuid Coughlan, Research Associate in Health Economics, Newcastle University
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Exercise is good for your health at every age – and you can reap the benefits no matter how late in life you start. But our latest research has shown another benefit of being physically active throughout life. We found that in the US, people who were more physically active as teenagers and throughout adulthood had lower healthcare costs.

These findings are especially relevant to people who live in countries without universal…


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