n African Journal for Physical Health Education, Recreation and Dance - Editorial

Volume 20, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1117-4315


Chronic diseases of lifestyle (CDL) such as obesity, hypertension, hypokinetic ailments, and metabolic syndrome as well as its co-mobidities have reached epidemic proportions in developing countries. CDL, coupled with HIV/AIDS epidemic which is widely known to afflict overwhelmingly more people in Sub-Saharan Africa than any other parts of the world, call for more concerted efforts to stem the increasing prevalence of these diseases.

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