Estimating the effect of long-term physical activity on cardiovascular disease and mortality: evidence from the Framingham heart study

Susan Marlene Shortreed, Anna Peeters, Andrew Benjamin Forbes

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Cumulative long-term PA has a protective effect on incidence of all-cause and CVD-attributable mortality compared with long-term physical inactivity. In men, but not women, long-term PA also appears to have a protective effect on incidence of CVD.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)649 - 654
Number of pages6
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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