Increases in physical activity is as important as smoking cessation for reduction in total mortality in elderly men: 12 years of follow-up of the Oslo II study.

@article{Holme2015IncreasesIP,
  title={Increases in physical activity is as important as smoking cessation for reduction in total mortality in elderly men: 12 years of follow-up of the Oslo II study.},
  author={Ingar Morten K Holme and Sigmund Alfred Anderssen},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={49 11},
  pages={743-8}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity (PA) at leisure by the elderly, and its relationship to cardiovascular (CV) and non-CV mortality, with and without competing risk, has been scarcely described. We determined the relationships between PA, smoking and 12-year CV, non-CV and all-cause mortality in elderly Oslo men screened for CV disease in 1972-1973 and 2000… CONTINUE READING