Cardiorespiratory fitness and coronary heart disease risk factor association in women.

@article{Kokkinos1995CardiorespiratoryFA,
  title={Cardiorespiratory fitness and coronary heart disease risk factor association in women.},
  author={Peter F. Kokkinos and Jimmie C. B. Holland and Andreas Pittaras and P. C. Narayan and Charles O. Dotson and Vasilios Papademetriou},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={358-64}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine the association between cardiorespiratory fitness and coronary risk factors in healthy, nonsmoking adult women. BACKGROUND A sedentary life-style is recognized as an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease, and increasing physical activity is strongly recommended to reduce this risk. However, studies examining the effects of increased physical activity on coronary heart disease risk factors in women are relatively few, and the… CONTINUE READING