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Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies$
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I-Min Lee

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195183009

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.001.0001

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Physical Activity, Fitness, and Delayed Mortality

Physical Activity, Fitness, and Delayed Mortality

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(p.139) 8 Physical Activity, Fitness, and Delayed Mortality
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Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies
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Michael J. Lamonte

Steven N. Blair

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0008

A large amount of evidence from observational studies indicates that low levels of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) are associated with increased mortality risk. This chapter draws from selected epidemiological studies to illustrate broadly this line of research and to discuss specific issues that must be considered when interpreting and generalizing existing study findings. It summarizes available data on physical activity, CRF, and mortality risk in several population subgroups according to their demographic and health status.

Keywords:   cardiorespiratory fitness, physical activity, mortality risk, CRF

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