ERIC Number: EJ519063
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Evidence of the Role of Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease.
Leon, Arthur S.; Norstrom, Jane
Quest, v47 n3 p311-19 Aug 1995
This paper presents epidemiologic evidence on the contributions of physical inactivity and reduced cardiorespiratory fitness to risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). The types and dose of physical activity to reduce risk of CHD and plausible biologic mechanisms for the partial protective effect are reviewed. (Author/SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "The Academy Papers: The Role of Physical Activity in Fitness and Health."