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Published by University Park Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEditors: O. Andrée Larsen [and] R. O. Malmborg.
ContributionsLarsen, Ole Andrée, 1930- ed., Malmborg, Robert O., ed.
LC ClassificationsRC685.C6 C67 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4769537M
ISBN 100839106017
LC Control Number78155054

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  This book is a collection of papers presented at a symposium on physical fitness and coronary heart disease in Copenhagen in September The panel consisted of most of the European and American experts in the field of exercise testing. The discussions relate to Cited by:   The following are key points for clinicians to remember about physical activity (PA) and the prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD): Physical activity (PA) is an independent and protective risk factor associated with reduced cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality (odds ratio, ; p ; ), and inactivity accounts for % of the population-attributable risk for acute myocardial. Effectiveness in Disease and Injury Prevention Public Health Focus: Physical Activity and the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease Coronary Heart Disease — ContinuedCoronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of mortality in the United States: each year, CHD is newly diagnosed in approximately million persons and accounts. Thus, gauging the risk for coronary heart disease can be very misleading if the impact of exercise (aerobic fitness) is ignored. Poor aerobic fitness also helps to explain why heart disease can progress despite reducing the LDL-cholesterol value to very low levels with drug therapy.