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Annual proprietary research

Global Physical Activity Sector

To be released at the 2019 Global Wellness Summit, October 15-17 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

The physical activity sector is a critical, fast-growing part of the global wellness economy. The economic activities generated by gyms and health clubs; personal training; yoga, Pilates, tai chi, martial arts, and other mind-body practices; fitness and exercise clothing and equipment; etc. were estimated at $595 billion in the 2018 Global Wellness Economy Monitor. This study will broaden the scope of this segment to encompass the physical activity sector, define its composition, and provide up-to-date global data for the industry, including specification and measurement of industry subsegments, top global and regional markets and their sizes, regional trends and developments, and five-year growth projections. It will highlight business opportunities in connection with the broader global health imperative to increase physical activity, and it will capture recent trends and developments that are making fitness and physical activity more accessible and appealing across different regions and population groups.