Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/310933
Title:
Irish Heart Foundation position statement on physical activity
Authors:
O Brien, C; Peters, J; Murphy, P; Maher, V; O Muirahurtha, M; Mulvihill, M; Moran, A; Perry, I; Hennessy, L; Barry, C; Dorley, T
Affiliation:
Irish Heart Foundation
Publisher:
Irish Heart Foundation
Issue Date:
2002
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/310933
Item Type:
Other
Language:
en
Description:
The health benefits of physical activity are long known. Hippocrates observed that "all parts of the body if unused and left idle become liable to disease". Physical activity is inversely related to heart disease.1,2 and promotes longevity,3 Even low level regular exercise can produce significant health benefits.4,5,6 In contrast, physical inactivity is considered a major risk factor for developing heart disease.7 Despite these exercise benefits, many people are inactive world-wide possibly due to lack of information on how to exercise or fear that it could do them harm
Keywords:
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE; PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorO Brien, Cen_GB
dc.contributor.authorPeters, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMurphy, Pen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMaher, Ven_GB
dc.contributor.authorO Muirahurtha, Men_GB
dc.contributor.authorMulvihill, Men_GB
dc.contributor.authorMoran, Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorPerry, Ien_GB
dc.contributor.authorHennessy, Len_GB
dc.contributor.authorBarry, Cen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDorley, Ten_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-06T15:44:26Z-
dc.date.available2014-01-06T15:44:26Z-
dc.date.issued2002-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/310933-
dc.descriptionThe health benefits of physical activity are long known. Hippocrates observed that "all parts of the body if unused and left idle become liable to disease". Physical activity is inversely related to heart disease.1,2 and promotes longevity,3 Even low level regular exercise can produce significant health benefits.4,5,6 In contrast, physical inactivity is considered a major risk factor for developing heart disease.7 Despite these exercise benefits, many people are inactive world-wide possibly due to lack of information on how to exercise or fear that it could do them harmen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIrish Heart Foundationen_GB
dc.subjectCARDIOVASCULAR DISEASEen_GB
dc.subjectPHYSICAL ACTIVITYen_GB
dc.titleIrish Heart Foundation position statement on physical activityen_GB
dc.typeOtheren
dc.contributor.departmentIrish Heart Foundationen_GB
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