Prevalence of physical activity, including lifestyle activities among adults--United States, 2000-2001.

@article{2003PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of physical activity, including lifestyle activities among adults--United States, 2000-2001.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 32},
  pages={764-9}
}
  • Published 2003 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Regular physical activity helps prevent obesity, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, colon cancer, and premature mortality. During 1986--2000, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) included questions that measured leisure-time physical activity (primarily exercise or sports-related activities). Previous guidelines for appropriate physical activity to increase cardiorespiratory fitness included participating in vigorous-intensity activity (i.e., > or =20 minutes per day, > or… CONTINUE READING

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