Do Moderate‐Intensity and Vigorous‐Intensity Physical Activities Reduce Mortality Rates to the Same Extent?

@inproceedings{Shiroma2014DoMA,
  title={Do Moderate‐Intensity and Vigorous‐Intensity Physical Activities Reduce Mortality Rates to the Same Extent?},
  author={Eric J. Shiroma and Howard D Sesso and Manickavasagar V Moorthy and Julie E. Buring and I‐Min Lee},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Limited data exist directly comparing the relative benefits of moderate- and vigorous-intensity activities with all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) disease mortality rates when controlling for physical activity volume. METHODS AND RESULTS We followed 7979 men (Harvard Alumni Health Study, 1988-2008) and 38 671 women (Women's Health Study, 1992-2012), assessing their physical activity and health habits through repeated questionnaires. Over a mean follow-up of 17.3 years in men and 16… CONTINUE READING

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