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  2. [Sep 29 2017] 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. [Sep 28 2017] Increasing Physical Activity in Childcare Outdoor Learning Environments
    2014 - USA

    Design of OLE form (particularly adjacency of behavior settings) and content (use of manipulable items such as wheeled toys and balls) facilitates higher levels of PA.

  4. [Sep 25 2017] 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.

  5. [Sep 25 2017] 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.

  6. [Sep 22 2017] 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.

  7. [Sep 18 2017] Weekend warrior physical activity pattern and common mental disorder
    2017 - England

    Mental health benefits may be accrued through different PA patterns.

  8. [Sep 12 2017] 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...

  9. [Sep 11 2017] 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.

  10. [Sep 06 2017] 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).

  11. [Sep 01 2017] Long-term effects of exercise at different intensity levels on depression
    Sweden

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

  12. [Aug 29 2017] 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.

  13. [Aug 29 2017] 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.

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