Vigorous-intensity leisure-time physical activity and risk of major chronic disease in men.

@article{Chomistek2012VigorousintensityLP,
  title={Vigorous-intensity leisure-time physical activity and risk of major chronic disease in men.},
  author={Andrea Chomistek and Nancy R. Cook and Alan J. Flint and Eric B. Rimm},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={1898-905}
}
PURPOSE Although studies have shown health benefits for moderate-intensity physical activity, there is limited evidence to support beneficial effects for high amounts of vigorous activity among middle-age and older men. The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between vigorous-intensity physical activity, compared with moderate-intensity activity, and risk of major chronic disease in men. METHODS We prospectively examined the associations between vigorous- and moderate… CONTINUE READING

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