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Association of the metabolic syndrome with both vigorous and moderate physical activity.

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BACKGROUND: Cross-sectional relationships between moderate and vigorous physical activity and the metabolic syndrome (MS) were examined in the Whitehall II study of civil servants (age 45-68 years). We assessed cardiovascular fitness and body mass index (BMI) as possible mediators of the observed association. METHODS: Measures of 2-hour glucose, systolic blood pressure, fasting triglycerides, waist-hip ratio, and high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol were obtained in 5153 white European ...

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10.1093/ije/dyg179

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Rennie, KL More by this author
McCarthy, N More by this author
Yazdgerdi, S More by this author
Brunner, E More by this author
Journal:
International journal of epidemiology
Volume:
32
Issue:
4
Pages:
600-606
Publication date:
2003-08-05
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
URN:
uuid:64a2cab3-d408-4195-91ed-786e204afe12
Source identifiers:
386081
Local pid:
pubs:386081

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