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  2. Physical Activity and Mortality in Patients With Stable Coronary Heart Disease.
    2017 - USA

     In patients with stable CHD, more physical activity was associated with lower mortality. 

  3. Effects of exercise on fitness and health of adults with spinal cord injury
    2017 - Canada

    Exercise improves fitness and cardiometabolic health of adults with chronic SCI.

  4. Association between physical activity levels in mid-life with PA in old age
    2017 - England

    Being physically active in mid-life increases the odds of being active in old age.

  5. Weekend warrior physical activity pattern and common mental disorder
    2017 - England

    Mental health benefits may be accrued through different PA patterns.

  6. PA, physical functioning and disability risk in mobility-limited older adults
    2017 - USA

    Greater changes in physical activity behavior measured objectively were associated with clinically meaningful improvements in physical functioning and reductions in the development of major...

  7. QoL & sleep quality after aquatic or dry-land aerobic training - diabetes
    2017 - Brazil

    Aerobic training in both aquatic and dry-land environments provides similar effects on quality of life, depressive symptoms and sleep quality in patients with type 2 diabetes.

  8. Physical activity could combat fatigue, cognitive decline in cancer survivors
    2017 - USA

    MVPA may be associated with greater executive function and working memory in BCSs. Further, this effect may be partially indirect through cancer-related symptoms (e.g., fatigue).

  9. Long-term effects of exercise at different intensity levels on depression
    Sweden

    Light and vigorous exercise results in lower depression severity than moderate exercise.

  10. Effect of Bikram yoga on stress, self-efficacy and health-related QOL
    2017 - Australia

    16 weeks of Bikram yoga significantly improved perceived stress, general self-efficacy and HRQoL in sedentary, stressed adults.

  11. Circuit resistance training effective to enhance muscle older & middle age
    2017 - USA

    CRT is a valid alternative to conventional RT. Its shorter duration and lower intensity relative to traditional RT, may increase adherence to training in older adults.

  12. BMI, Waist Circumference, Physical Activity, and Risk of Hearing Loss in Women
    2013 - USA

    Higher BMI and larger waist circumference are associated with increased risk, and higher physical activity is associated with reduced risk of hearing loss in women.

  13. Short-term exer intervention-cardiovascular functions and QoL of CHF patients
    2016 - Asia

    Short-term exercise intervention can significantly improve the aerobic capacity, CO, and QoL of CHF patients.

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