Leisure-Time Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Mortality in an Elderly Population in Northern ...

Ying Kuen CheungYeseon P. MoonErin R. KulickRalph L. SaccoMitchell S. V. ElkindJoshua Z. WilleyEmail author

Exercise frequency was protective against cardiovascular mortality, and a high variety of activity was protective against all-cause mortality. The performance of frequent and varied non-intense exercise in an elderly population such as ours is achievable and can reduce the risk of death.

Cohort Study
3 effects
17 years

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

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Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Notable Decrease

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Intense Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

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