Physical activity and all-cause mortality: what is the dose-response relation?

  title={Physical activity and all-cause mortality: what is the dose-response relation?},
  author={I Min Lee and Patrick J Skerrett},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={33 6 Suppl},
  pages={S459-71; discussion S493-4}
PURPOSE The purpose of this review is to assess the dose-response relation between physical activity and all-cause mortality. We examined these parameters of physical activity dose: volume, intensity, duration, and frequency. METHODS We used a computer-assisted literature search to identify papers on this topic. After excluding papers examining only two levels of physical activity or fitness, papers investigating specific causes of mortality, reviews, and those not written in English, 44… CONTINUE READING
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