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Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

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  • Overview

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    Physical Activity to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

    • Recommendations

    • Physical activity in general

    • Specific types of physical activity

  • Exercise capacity

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    Interventions to Promote Physical Activity

    • Efficacy in systematic reviews

    • Efficacy in selected individual trials

    • Efficacy of pedometers

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    Additional Information

    • Current levels of physical activity

    • Effect of inactivity

    • Dose-response effects of physical activity

    • Increasing physical activity in middle age

    • Effects on lipid profile

    • Effect of weight loss

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    Guidelines and Resources

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      Guidelines

      • United States Guidelines

      • United Kingdom guidelines

      • Canadian guidelines

      • European guidelines

      • Asian guidelines

      • Australian and New Zealand guidelines

    • Review articles

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    Patient Information

    • Patient information

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    References

    • Recommendation grading systems used

    • Special acknowledgements

Deputy Editor
Peter Oettgen MD
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Affiliations

Editor in Chief, DynaMed; Cardiologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Massachusetts, United States; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts, United States

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Oettgen declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

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