A longitudinal study of physical activity and heart rate recovery: CARDIA, 1987-1993.

@article{Carnethon2005ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of physical activity and heart rate recovery: CARDIA, 1987-1993.},
  author={Mercedes R. Carnethon and David R. Jacobs and Stephen Sidney and Barbara S Sternfeld and Samuel S. Gidding and Christiana S Shoushtari and K. -L. Liu},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={606-12}
}
PURPOSE Autonomic nervous system function may be a mechanism by which frequent physical activity is associated with better coronary heart disease outcomes. In a diverse, population-based sample, we tested whether physical activity participation was associated with higher parasympathetic function. METHODS Participants in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study underwent symptom-limited graded exercise testing at baseline (1985-1986; N=3446) and at 7 yr follow-up (N… CONTINUE READING

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