The ‘weekend warrior’ physical activity pattern: how little is enough?

@article{Hamer2017TheW,
  title={The ‘weekend warrior’ physical activity pattern: how little is enough?},
  author={Mark Hamer and Gary O’Donovan and I‐Min Lee and Emmanuel Stamatakis},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={51},
  pages={1384 - 1385}
}
The dose–response relationship between physical activity and health is of great interest to policy makers, clinicians and individuals. Several recent analyses of large-scale population data have advanced our understanding, particularly in teasing apart minimal and optimal physical activity dosage. For example, if we focus on ‘minimal’ dose, 15 min a day of moderate-intensity exercise lowered mortality in a sample of more than 400 000 adults from Taiwan.1 A recent meta-analysis of nine cohort… 

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