Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Exercise and mortality

More good news.

Increased physical activity in middle age is eventually associated with reduced mortality risk to the same level as that in men with constantly high physical activity, according to the results of a population-based cohort study reported in the March 6 Online First issue of the BMJ.

Via Med Rants

1 comment:

Chuck Brooks said...

Seems like an obvious observation, with evidence all around us every day. It amy also be a fact of natural selection in that those who want to stay active are self motivated enough to work at it.
Chuck Brooks
FutureWare SCG