CONSENSUS CONFERENCE ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY GUIDELINES FOR INDIANS HELD ON 25 SEPT 2010 AT PHD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, SIRI FORT, NEW DELHI.
This consensus statement has been prepared by more than 100 renowned experts from all over India and nearly 30 experts from USA, UK and Australia for the first time. While preparing, an important aim was to make these guidelines user-friendly, so that it could be interpreted and practically used by everybody.
Key Objectives of this conference:
- To formulate the guidelines for physical activity according to the age, body habits, physiology and different diseases, specifically for Indian population.
- To recommend the quantity and quality of training for developing and maintaining cardio respiratory and body composition for the individuals
- To provide well-rounded training programme including aerobic and resistance training and flexibility exercises.
- To lay down guidelines for physical activity for the prevention and management of NCDs.