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Physical activity for the prevention and treatment of major chronic disease: an overview of systematic reviews.

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BACKGROUND: The evidence that higher levels of physical activity and/or lower levels of physical inactivity are associated with beneficial health-related outcomes stems mainly from observational studies. Findings from these studies often differ from randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews currently demonstrate mixed results, due partly to heterogeneity in physical activity interventions, methodologies used and populations studied. As a result, translation into clinical practice h...

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10.1186/2046-4053-2-56

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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GLAM
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Science and Medicine Subject Area
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Health Care Libraries
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Systematic reviews
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
56
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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2046-4053
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2046-4053
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411163
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English
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2013-11-16

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