Swimming and All-Cause Mortality Risk Compared With Running, Walking, and Sedentary Habits in Men

@article{Chase2008SwimmingAA,
  title={Swimming and All-Cause Mortality Risk Compared With Running, Walking, and Sedentary Habits in Men},
  author={Nancy L. Chase and Xuemei Sui and Steven N. Blair},
  journal={International journal of aquatic research and education},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={3}
}
  • N. Chase, X. Sui, S. Blair
  • Published 1 August 2008
  • Medicine
  • International journal of aquatic research and education
Swimming, water jogging, and aqua aerobics are lifetime physical activities that provide many health benefits comparable to those of walking and running. [] Key Method To evaluate the association between different types of physical activity and allcause mortality, we studied 40,547 men age 20–90 years who completed a health examination during 1971–2003. Cox proportional-hazards regression was used to estimate the relative risks according to physical activity exposure categories. A total of 3,386 deaths…

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