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The effect of a worksite based walking programme on cardiovascular risk in previously sedentary civil servants
(Biomed Central, 2006)
Background: A significant proportion of Europeans do not meet the recommendations for 30 mins of physical activity 5 times per week. Whether lower frequency, moderate intensity exercise alters cardiovascular disease (CVD) ...
Walking and cardiovascular risk: A meta-analysis of randomised, controlled trials 2361 board #93 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM (Pre-published version)
(American College of Sports Medicine, 2006)
Walking is the most popular physical activity among the EU population, and has become an important cornerstone in many physical activity promotion campaigns. Despite this, interventions that have considered the effects of ...
The effects of 60 minutes of brisk walking per week, accumulated in two different patterns, on cardiovascular risk
Current ACSM guidelines recommend that adults should exercise for 20–60 min on 3–5 daysd week 1 (M.L. Pollock, et al., The recommended quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory and ...
The effect of walking on fitness, fatness and resting blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomised, controlled trials (Pre-published version)
Objective. The purpose of this review was to perform a meta-analysis on walking intervention studies in order to quantify the magnitude and direction of walking-induced changes that may alter selected cardiovascular risk ...
The effect of walking on risk factors for cardiovascular disease: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials (Pre-published version)
Objective: To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials that examined the effect of walking on risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Methods: Four electronic databases and reference lists ...