Type of activity: resistance, aerobic and leisure versus occupational physical activity.

@article{Howley2001TypeOA,
  title={Type of activity: resistance, aerobic and leisure versus occupational physical activity.},
  author={Edward T. Howley},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 6 Suppl},
  pages={S364-9; discussion S419-20}
}
PURPOSE To define and describe the essential terminology associated with dose-response issues in physical activity and health. METHODS Recent consensus documents, position stands, and reports were used to provide reference definitions and methods of classifying physical activity and exercise. RESULTS The two principal categories of physical activity are occupational physical activity (OPA) and leisure-time physical activity (LTPA). OPA is usually referenced to an 8-h d, whereas the duration… CONTINUE READING
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