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1.05 Recreation combats diabetes. (active living, fitness, sport)

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  2. Impact of obesity on cardiovascular disease
    2008 - USA

    " Obesity is independently associated with the risks for coronary heart disease, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure. Intra-abdominal obesity contributes to or directly causes most other...

  3. Health-related quality of life, physical activity in persons at high risk for type 2 diabetes
    2008 - Finland

    "Among at-risk persons, those physically more active had less depressiveness and lower body weight. Health Related Quality of LIfe (HQRL) decreased linearly with decreasing physical activity in all...

  4. Benefits of Physical Activity
    1996 - USA

    Regular participation in physical activity during childhood and adolescence:
    • Helps build and maintain healthy bones, muscles, and joints.
    • Helps control weight, build lean muscle, and reduce...

  5. Comparison of cardioprotective benefits of vigorous versus moderate intensity aerobic exercise
    2006 - USA

    If the total energy expenditure of exercise is held constant, exercise performed at a vigorous intensity appears to convey greater cardioprotective benefits than exercise of a moderate intensity.

  6. Exercise or exercise and diet for preventing type 2 diabetes mellitus
    2008 - USA

    "Interventions aimed at increasing exercise combined with diet are able to decrease the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in high risk groups (people with impaired glucose tolerance or the...

  7. Association of Obesity and Cancer Risk in Canada
    2004 - USA

    "Excess body mass accounted for 7.7% of all cancers in Canada—9.7% in men and 5.9% in women. Obese and overweight people had respective risks of 34 percent and 9 percent higher for all 19

  8. Physical Activity Backgrounder for Decision-Makers
    2007 - Canada

    “Physical activity has economic benefits, especially in terms of reduced health-care costs, increased productivity and healthier physical and social environments.”

  9. Fitness for Individuals who are Visually Impaired, Blind, and Deafblind
    2006 - USA

    In 2006, the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability reported on research stating: ” Fitness for Individuals who are Visually Impaired, Blind, and Deafblind ... showed that regular...

  10. Physical Activity and Health: The Benefits of Physical Activity
    2008 - USA

    In 2008, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention included research stating: ” Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Research shows that it...

  11. A Walk a Day
    2008 - USA

    In 2008, the American Council on Exercise included research stating: ”  They found that those people who walked 30 minutes a day had a significantly lower risk of premature death than those who...

  12. Effects of aerobic exercise on lipids and lipoproteins in adults with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analys
    2007 - USA

    Aerobic exercise lowers low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in adults with Type 2 diabetes.

  13. Health benefits of physical activity: the evidence
    2006 - USA

    “Regular physical activity contributes to the primary and secondary prevention of several chronic diseases and is associated with a reduced risk of premature death."

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  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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