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1.01 Recreation helps extend life expectancy. (active living, fitness, sport)

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  2. Physical activity, total and regional obesity: dose-response considerations
    2001 - USA

    "In response to well-controlled, short-term trials, increasing physical activity expressed as energy expended per week is positively related to reductions in total adiposity in a dose-response...

  3. Can Green Space and Biodiversity Increase Levels of Physical Activity?
    2004 - England

    It is possible to estimate the potential economic benefits that green space can provide through provision of physical activity. The estimations are based on an urban park providing 20% of total...

  4. Prospective study of physical activity and physical function in early old age
    2005 - USA

    Participation in a physically active lifestyle during mid-life appears to be critical to the maintenance of high physical function in those who are fit and well enough to work and do or do not...

  5. Physical Activity, Function, and Longevity Among the Very Old
    2009 - USA

    Among the very old, not only continuing but also initiating phyusical activity was associated with better survival and function.

  6. Lifestyle Factors of a Five-Year Community-Intervention Program: The Hartslag Limburg Intervention
    2009 - USA

    The community intervention Hartslag Limburg succeeded in preventing age- and time-related unfavorable changes in energy intake, fat consumption, walking, and bicycling, particularly among women and...

  7. Cardiovascular Health and Exercise Following Spinal Cord Injury
    2005 - Canada

    Body-weight–supported treadmill training (BWSTT) is an exercise protocol that has been used to potentially affect a number of domains, including motor recovery, bone density, cardiovascular...

  8. Long-term effectiveness of weight-loss interventions in adults with pre-diabetes: A review
    2005 - USA

    Weight-loss strategies using dietary, physical activity, or behavioral interventions produced significant improvements in weight among persons with pre-diabetes, and a significant decrease in...

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