Occupational and leisure-time physical activity and coronary heart disease.

@article{Holtermann2015OccupationalAL,
  title={Occupational and leisure-time physical activity and coronary heart disease.},
  author={Andreas Holtermann},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={72 9},
  pages={
          615-6
        }
}
Blue collar workers with high occupational physical activity (OPA) are well known to have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. However, there are considerable knowledge-gaps about (1) if OPA impairs instead of promotes cardiovascular health like leisure time physical activity (LTPA), and (2) if workers with high OPA should be advised to be highly physically active during leisure. These questions are important for public and occupational health because 1. A sizeable fraction of the… CONTINUE READING

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