Association of physical activity with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Nocon2008AssociationOP,
  title={Association of physical activity with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Marc Nocon and Theresa Hiemann and Falk M{\"u}ller-Riemenschneider and Frank Thalau and S Roll and Stefan N. Willich},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={239-46}
}
BACKGROUND Over the past several decades, numerous large cohort studies have attempted to quantify the protective effect of physical activity on cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. The aim of the authors' review was to provide an up-to-date overview of the study results. METHODS In a systematic MEDLINE search conducted in May 2007, the authors included cohort studies that assessed the primary preventive impact of physical activity on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality. The authors… CONTINUE READING
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