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Physical activity and public health: updated recommendation for adults from the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association.
SUMMARY In 1995 the American College of Sports Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published national guidelines on Physical Activity and Public Health. The Committee onExpand
American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and neuromotor fitness in apparently healthy
The purpose of this Position Stand is to provide guidance to professionals who counsel and prescribe individualized exercise to apparently healthy adults of all ages. These recommendations also mayExpand
Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy
BACKGROUND Strong evidence shows that physical inactivity increases the risk of many adverse health conditions, including major non-communicable diseases such as coronary heart disease, type 2Expand
Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory, Musculoskeletal, and Neuromotor Fitness in Apparently Healthy Adults
SUMMARYThe purpose of this Position Stand is to provide guidance to professionals who counsel and prescribe individualized exercise to apparently healthy adults of all ages. These recommendationsExpand
2013 AHA/ACC guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
Preamble and Transition to ACC/AHA Guidelines to The goals of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) are to prevent cardiovascular diseases (CVDs); improveExpand
Physical activity and public health: updated recommendation for adults from the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association.
SUMMARY In 1995 the American College of Sports Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published national guidelines on Physical Activity and Public Health. The Committee onExpand
Long-Term Weight Loss and Changes in Blood Pressure: Results of the Trials of Hypertension Prevention, Phase II
Approximately one fourth of the U.S. adult populationnearly 50 million peoplehas hypertension (1, 2). Taking a broader perspective, more than half of the adult population has higher than optimalExpand
Physical Activity and Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Events: Potential Mediating Mechanisms
Background— Higher levels of physical activity are associated with fewer cardiovascular disease (CVD) events. Although the precise mechanisms underlying this inverse association are unclear,Expand
Dose Response Between Physical Activity and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: A Meta-Analysis
Background No reviews have quantified the specific amounts of physical activity required for lower risks of coronary heart disease when assessing the dose-response relation. Instead, previous reviewsExpand
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