Physical activity during leisure time and primary prevention of coronary heart disease: an updated meta-analysis of cohort studies.

@article{Sofi2008PhysicalAD,
  title={Physical activity during leisure time and primary prevention of coronary heart disease: an updated meta-analysis of cohort studies.},
  author={Francesco Sofi and Andrea Capalbo and Francesca Cesari and Rosanna Abbate and Gian Franco Gensini},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={247-57}
}
BACKGROUND A vast body of evidence during the last decades has shown the clear preventive role of physical activity in cardiovascular disease. The real magnitude of the association between physical activity during leisure time (LTPA) and primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) has, however, not been completely defined. DESIGN Meta-analysis of… CONTINUE READING