The cardiovascular risks of physical activity.

  title={The cardiovascular risks of physical activity.},
  author={Ilkka Vuori},
  journal={Acta medica Scandinavica. Supplementum},
  • Ilkka Vuori
  • Published 1986 in Acta medica Scandinavica. Supplementum
The incidence of sudden death, serious arrhythmias, and myocardial infarction in connection with both recreational and rehabilitative physical activity is small. However, the incidence of e.g. sudden death is several times higher in exercise than at other times. This relative risk is highest in middle-aged men, and higher in strenuous than in nonstrenuous… CONTINUE READING