Physical activity and stroke in British middle aged men.

@article{Wannamethee1992PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and stroke in British middle aged men.},
  author={Goya Wannamethee and A. Gerald Shaper},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1992},
  volume={304 6827},
  pages={
          597-601
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the relation between physical activity and stroke and to determine the overall benefit of physical activity for all major cardiovascular events. DESIGN Prospective study of a cohort of men followed up for 9.5 years. SETTING General practices in 24 towns in England, Wales, and Scotland (British regional heart study). SUBJECTS 7735 men aged 40-59 at screening, selected at random from one general practice in each of 24 towns. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Fatal and non-fatal… CONTINUE READING

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