Male and female differences in health benefits derived from physical activity: implications for exercise prescription

@inproceedings{Hands2016MaleAF,
  title={Male and female differences in health benefits derived from physical activity: implications for exercise prescription},
  author={Beth Hands and Dawne Larkin and Marja H Cantell and Elizabeth M. Rose},
  year={2016}
}
Males are consistently reported as more physically active than females regardless of age or measure. Often, this difference results in females identified as under active and at risk of longterm poor health outcomes. In this paper a different perspective drawing on evidence from many sources is offered. Males and females gain different health benefits according to the level, mode and intensity of the physical activity. Some potential ramifications of these gender differences in health benefits… CONTINUE READING
1
Twitter Mention

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 67 REFERENCES

Brain connectivity: gender makes a difference.

  • The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry
  • 2011
VIEW 1 EXCERPT