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Does objectively measured physical activity modify the association between early weight gain and fat mass in young adulthood? (BioMed Central, 2017-11-25)BACKGROUND: Substantial evidence suggests that weight gain in early life is associated with increased adiposity and other metabolic disorders later in life. It is, however, unknown whether physical activity (PA) may modify ...
Impact of physical activity on the risk of cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and older adults: EPIC Norfolk prospective population study. (SAGE, 2018-01)Abstract Background: There is broad consensus that regular physical activity yields major health benefits. However, current guidelines on physical activity are mainly aimed at middle-aged adults. It is unclear whether ...
(BioMed Central, 2017-12-08)Abstract Neighbourhood environments have important implications for human health. In this piece, we reflect on the environments and health literature and argue that precise of use of language is critical for acknowledging ...