Greater daily leisure time physical activity is associated with lower chronic disease risk in adults with spinal cord injury.

@article{Buchholz2009GreaterDL,
  title={Greater daily leisure time physical activity is associated with lower chronic disease risk in adults with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Andrea Buchholz and Kathleen A Martin Ginis and Steven Russell Bray and Beverley Catharine Craven and Audrey L. Hicks and Keith C. Hayes and Amy E. Latimer and Mary Ann McColl and Patrick J Potter and Dalton L Wolfe},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={640-7}
}
The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between leisure time physical activity (LTPA) and common risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes in community-dwelling adults with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI). LTPA was measured using the Physical Activity Recall Assessment for People with SCI in 76 men and women with chronic (> or =1 year) paraplegia or tetraplegia, living in or near Hamilton, Ontario. Body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, body… CONTINUE READING

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