Leisure-time physical activity, television watching, and plasma biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk.

@article{Fung2000LeisuretimePA,
  title={Leisure-time physical activity, television watching, and plasma biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk.},
  author={Teresa T Fung and Frank B Hu and Jian-qun Yu and Nain-Feng Chu and Donna Spiegelman and Geoffrey H. Tofler and Walter C Willett and Eric B Rimm},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={152 12},
  pages={
          1171-8
        }
}
The benefits of physical activity in reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) are thought to be mediated through changes in blood lipids, insulin sensitivity, and thrombogenic factors. Few studies have addressed the effects of both long-term physical activity and inactivity on these factors. The authors assessed associations between long-term leisure-time physical activity, television watching, and biomarkers of CVD risk among 468 healthy male health professionals. Prior to blood collection in… CONTINUE READING

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