This study of pooled data from 12 US and European cohorts examines the association of leisure-time physical activity with incidence of 26 common types of cancer and whether the associations vary by body size and/or smoking.
This Swedish national cohort study evaluates the interactive effects of body mass index and physical fitness on the risk of hypertension.
This pooled analysis reports a benefit threshold at approximately 3 to 5 times the recommended leisure time physical activity minimum and no excess risk at 10 or more times the minimum. See the Invited Commentary by Manini.
This prospective cohort study found a dose-response relationship between vigorous activity and mortality.
This case series identifies a familial association in spontaneous coronary artery dissection suggesting a genetic predisposition.
To examine the influence of partner’s behavior on making positive health behavior changes, Jackson et al conducted a population-based study, finding that men and women are more likely to make a positive health behavior change if their partner does also.
Lee and colleagues determine whether statin use is associated with physical activity, longitudinally and cross-sectionally. Golomb provides and Invited Commentary.
Bao et al examine the role of physical activity and television watching and other sedentary behaviors, and changes in these behaviors in the progression from gestational diabetes mellitus to type 2 diabetes mellitus. Hedderson and Ferrara provide an Invited Commentary.