Physical activity increases during retirement transition

Follow-up study among public sector workers suggests that transition to statutory retirement is associated with a transient increase in moderate level physical activity, which is not maintained after entering to the post-retirement period. It was also found that increase in physical activity was greatest among those retiring at older ages, from higher status occupations, and with fewer chronic diseases. Read more ​from: Stenholm S, Pulakka A, Kawachi I, Oksanen T, Halonen JI, Aalto V, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J. Changes in physical activity during transition to retirement: a cohort study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016;13(1):51