The effect of cardiorespiratory fitness and obesity on cancer mortality in women and men.

@article{Evenson2003TheEO,
  title={The effect of cardiorespiratory fitness and obesity on cancer mortality in women and men.},
  author={Kelly R Evenson and June Stevens and Jianwen Cai and Ratna Thomas and Olivia Thomas},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2003},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={270-7}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the independent and combined effects of cardiorespiratory fitness and obesity on all-cause cancer mortality for women and men. METHODS Using the Lipids Research Clinics Prevalence Study, we examined the relationship of fitness and obesity on cancer mortality among 2585 women and 2890 men followed from 1972-1976 to 1998. Cardiorespiratory fitness was measured using a treadmill test and obesity was assessed using body mass index (BMI… CONTINUE READING

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