Regular physical activity reduces hospital admission and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a population based cohort study.

BACKGROUND Information about the influence of regular physical activity on the course of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is scarce. A study was undertaken to examine the association between regular physical activity and both hospital admissions for COPD and all-cause and specific mortality in COPD subjects. METHODS From a population-based… CONTINUE READING