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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

Physical activity and exercise

Advice on health categories

Only use the following standardised breakdown of health categories and percentages for general studies on physical activity and exercise where there is no other indication of disease area:

Health Category Percentage
Cancer and neoplasms 20
Cardiovascular 20
Metabolic and Endocrine 20
Oral and Gastrointestinal 20
Stroke 20

Note this standardised breakdown is shared with research on diet, obesity and nutrition.