Commuting physical activity and prevalence of metabolic disorders in Poland.

@article{Kwaniewska2010CommutingPA,
  title={Commuting physical activity and prevalence of metabolic disorders in Poland.},
  author={Magdalena Kwaśniewska and Krystyna Kaczmarczyk-Chałas and Małgorzata Pikala and Grażyna Broda and Krystyna Kozakiewicz and Andrzej Pajak and Andrzej Tykarski and Tomasz Zdrojewski and Wojciech K Drygas},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={482-7}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between walking or cycling to work and prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components. METHODS Cross-sectional analysis of 6401 randomly selected individuals (3297 men and 3104 women) aged 20-74 years, who participated in the National Multicentre Health Survey WOBASZ, Poland (2002-2005). Commuting physical activity (PA) was assessed by asking about type and time spent on transportation to/from work using an… CONTINUE READING