Leisure Time Physical Activity of Moderate to Vigorous Intensity and Mortality: A Large Pooled Cohort Analysis

@inproceedings{Moore2012LeisureTP,
  title={Leisure Time Physical Activity of Moderate to Vigorous Intensity and Mortality: A Large Pooled Cohort Analysis},
  author={Steven C. Moore and Alpa V. Patel and Charles E. Matthews and Amy Berrington de Gonz{\'a}lez and Yikyung Park and Hormuzd A. Katki and Martha S. Linet and Elisabete Weiderpass and Kala Visvanathan and Kathy J. Helzlsouer and M. von Thun and Susan M. Gapstur and Patricia A Hartge and I. -T. Lee},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Leisure time physical activity reduces the risk of premature mortality, but the years of life expectancy gained at different levels remains unclear. Our objective was to determine the years of life gained after age 40 associated with various levels of physical activity, both overall and according to body mass index (BMI) groups, in a large pooled analysis. METHODS AND FINDINGS We examined the association of leisure time physical activity with mortality during follow-up in pooled… CONTINUE READING
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