Physical activity and all-cause mortality across levels of overall and abdominal adiposity in European men and women: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Study (EPIC)
OPEN The American journal of clinical nutrition | 4 Mar 2015
U Ekelund, HA Ward, T Norat, J Luan, AM May, E Weiderpass, SJ Sharp, K Overvad, JN Østergaard, A Tjønneland, NF Johnsen, S Mesrine, A Fournier, G Fagherazzi, A Trichopoulou, P Lagiou, D Trichopoulos, K Li, R Kaaks, P Ferrari, I Licaj, M Jenab, M Bergmann, H Boeing, D Palli, S Sieri, S Panico, R Tumino, P Vineis, PH Peeters, E Monnikhof, HB Bueno-de-Mesquita, JR Quirós, A Agudo, MJ Sánchez, JM Huerta, E Ardanaz, L Arriola, B Hedblad, E Wirfält, M Sund, M Johansson, TJ Key, RC Travis, KT Khaw, S Brage, NJ Wareham and E Riboli
The higher risk of death resulting from excess adiposity may be attenuated by physical activity (PA). However, the theoretical number of deaths reduced by eliminating physical inactivity compared with overall and abdominal obesity remains unclear.
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