Changing perspectives in physical activity in the 21st century


  • Msc. Lisseth Villalobos Campos Instituto Costarricense del Deporte y la Recreación


Costa Rica is located in Central America country, which is world renowned for its health system. The national census in 2011, reported that Costa Rica has a population of 4,301,712 inhabitants.According to Ministry of Health, Health Situation Analysis of Costa Rica (2014), the latest estimate of life expectancy at  birth  is  the  year  2012,  which  it reached 79.0 years overall, in the women was 81.45 years  and for men 76.5 years.