Health-enhancing physical activity and the prevention of chronic diseases — An epidemiological review

@article{Bucksch2006HealthenhancingPA,
  title={Health-enhancing physical activity and the prevention of chronic diseases — An epidemiological review},
  author={Jens Bucksch and Wolfgang Michael Schlicht},
  journal={Sozial- und Pr{\"a}ventivmedizin/Social and Preventive Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={51},
  pages={281-301}
}
To review the epidemiological evidence on the health-enhancing physical activity recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American College for Sports Medicine (ACSM). Review of papers written in English and German, issued after the release of the CDC/ACSM recommendation (i. e. after 1995), restricted to adults and to their physical health. Due to the large body of published data, no systematic review was performed. Instead, a representative cross-section of… CONTINUE READING
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