Sustained Effects of Different Exercise Modalities on Physical and Mental Health in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Twelve-week high-intensity interval training (HIIT), moderate-to-vigorousintensity continuous training (MICT), and Nordic walking (NW) have been shown to improve functional capacity, quality of life (QoL), and depression symptoms in patients with coronary artery disease. However, their prolonged effects or whether the improvements can be sustained remains unknown. In this study we compared the effects of 12 …

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Association of Physical Activity Level With Risk of Dementia in a Nationwide Cohort in Korea

Current guidelines recommend 500 to 999 metabolic equivalent (MET)–minutes per week (MET-min/wk) of regular physical activity. However, evidence regarding the association between light-intensity physical activity (LPA) and dementia in older adults is inconsistent. Objective To assess the association between physical activity and new-onset dementia, focusing on the dose-response association between physical activity and dementia and …

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#Walking Volume and Speed Are Inversely Associated With Incidence of Treated #Hypertension in #Postmenopausal Women

Few studies have evaluated hypertension incidence in relation to walking, which is a common physical activity among adults. We examined the association between walking and hypertension incidence in 83 435 postmenopausal women who at baseline were aged 50 to 79 years, without known hypertension, heart failure, coronary heart disease, or stroke, and reported the ability to …

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Associations between the National Walkability Index and #walking among US Adults — National Health Interview Survey, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency created the National Walkability Index (Index) to compare and analyze walkability among US communities. Index elements include design, distance to transit, and diversity of land uses. Associations between the Index and walking behavior have not been examined. This study describes associations between the Index and transportation and leisure walking among US …

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MEANINGFUL CHANGE IN SIX-MINUTE #WALK IN PEOPLE WITH PERIPHERAL #ARTERY DISEASE

Six-minute walk is a common outcome in clinical trials of people with lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD). However, meaningful change in six-minute walk distance is not well defined in people with PAD.. ..777 participants with PAD (mean age: 71.2 years (standard deviation (SD)=8.8) mean baseline six-minute walk: 350.1 meters (SD=118.1) completed 5,439 questions about …

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