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Publisher: Routledge
ISBN10: 0415421985 ISBN13: 9780415421980 LCC: RM725 Edition: (pbk. : alk. paper)


Includes bibliographical references (p. 298-336) and index. Part 1.Assessing the evidence.1.Introduction --2.Nature of the evidence --3.Physical activity and mortality --Part 2.Influence of physical activity on the risk of disease.4.Cardiovascular disease --5.Type 2 diabetes --6.Obesity --7.Metabolic syndrome --8.Cancer --9.Skeletal health --Part 3.Physical activity in youth and old age.10.Children's health --11.Ageing --Part 4.Physical activity. risks and opportunities --12.Hazards --13.Public health.


  • LCC: RM725

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xxxii, 340 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Edition Info: (pbk. : alk. paper)


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