Physical Activity: Absolute Intensity versus Relative-to-Fitness-Level Volumes.

@article{Kujala2017PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical Activity: Absolute Intensity versus Relative-to-Fitness-Level Volumes.},
  author={Urho M Kujala and Julia Pietil{\"a} and Tero Myllym{\"a}ki and Sara Mutikainen and Tiina F{\"o}hr and Ilkka Korhonen and Elina Helander},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2017},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={
          474-481
        }
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to investigate in a real-life setting how moderate- and vigorous-intensity physical activity (PA) volumes differ according to absolute intensity recommendation and relative to individual fitness level by sex, age, and body mass index. METHODS A total of 23,224 Finnish employees (10,201 men and 13,023 women; ages 18-65 yr; body mass index = 18.5-40.0 kg·m) participated in heart rate recording for 2+ d. We used heart rate and its variability, respiration rate, and on… CONTINUE READING

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