Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 30th, 2004
In the first, women with higher levels of physical fitness had fewer coronary artery disease risk factors, less coronary artery disease, and a lower risk for cardiovascular events. Measures of obesity were not as strongly associated with these outcomes.
Individual contributions of obesity and physical fitness (physical activity and functional capacity) to risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in women remain unclear. Most obesity...
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