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  1. Found: 1-12 of 28 entries
  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. Effect of PA on mortality and CV disease for lower income countries
    2017 - Canada

    Higher recreational and non-recreational physical activity was associated with a lower risk of mortality and CVD events in individuals from low-income, middle-income, and high-income countries.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

    Mental health benefits may be accrued through different PA patterns.

  7. 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...

  8. 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.

  9. 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).

  10. Urban forests:Conservation strategy to increase ecosystem services & urban wellbein
    2017 - USA

    Planting more trees in potential tree cover areas could nearly double the benefits provided by the urban forest.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Childhood Experiences in Nature & Young Adult Environ Attitude, Behaviour
    2017 - Australia

    Positive attitudes and actions towards the environment may be fostered in childhood.

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