Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, January 10th, 2006
According to investigators in the Netherlands, "Physical inactivity is a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, little is known about the effects of physical activity on life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease."
O.H. Franco and colleagues stated, "Our objective was to calculate the consequences of different physical activity levels after age 50 years on total life expectancy and life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease. We constructed multistate life tables using data from the Framingham Heart Study to calculate...
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