Physical activity and coronary heart disease risk in men: does the duration of exercise episodes predict risk?

@article{Lee2000PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and coronary heart disease risk in men: does the duration of exercise episodes predict risk?},
  author={I Min Lee and Howard D Sesso and Ralph S. Jr. Paffenbarger},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2000},
  volume={102 9},
  pages={981-6}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity is associated with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). However, it is unclear whether the duration of exercise episodes is important: Are accumulated shorter sessions as predictive of decreased risk as longer sessions if the same amount of energy is expended? METHODS AND RESULTS In the Harvard Alumni Health Study, we prospectively followed 7307 Harvard University alumni (mean age 66.1 years) from 1988 through 1993. At baseline, men reported their… CONTINUE READING
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