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Replacing half an hour of daily sitting time with even light physical activity is associated with a reduction in mortality risk among less active adults

Replacing 30 Minutes of Sitting With Activity May Cut Mortality

Link most strong among least active adults; no association seen among most active adults
For adults with lower-extremity joint symptoms

One Hour of Activity/Week Helps Maintain Disability-Free Status

Findings seen among adults aged ≥49 years at elevated disability risk due to lower-extremity joint symptoms
Both low and high levels of physical activity are associated with reduced all-cause mortality

Low, High Levels of Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality

All-cause mortality risk lower with 10 to 59 minutes of physical activity per week versus inactivity
Light physical activity is associated with reductions in coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease among older women

Light Physical Activity Tied to Lower CHD, CVD Risk in Women

Reduced risks for coronary heart disease, CV disease observed in a cohort of older women
Resistance training may be a viable option for patients with prediabetes seeking to prevent or delay progression to type 2 diabetes

Resistance Training May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Progression

Findings based on two-year comparison to aerobic training, no exercise among patients with prediabetes
Estimated age based on exercise stress testing performance may be a better predictor of mortality than chronological age

Stress Test-Based Physiological Age May Be Superior Mortality Predictor

Physiological age based on exercise stress testing performance better predictor than chronological age
Becoming physically active in middle age may provide comparable health benefits to long-term participation in leisure-time physical activity

Becoming Active in Middle Age Still Offers Health Benefits

Lower risk for all-cause, cardiovascular, cancer-related mortality similar to people active throughout adulthood
A behavioral intervention results in a sustained increase in physical activity and decrease in sedentary time among patients with type 2 diabetes

Behavioral Intervention Ups Physical Activity in T2DM

Sustained increase in physical activity, decrease in sedentary time seen with behavioral intervention
Midlife cognitive and physical activity is associated with a reduced risk for dementia and dementia subtypes

Midlife Cognitive, Physical Activity May Cut Dementia Risk

Cognitive activity in midlife linked to reduced risks for total dementia, Alzheimer disease
Higher push-up capacity is associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease events among male firefighters

Higher Push-Up Capacity Linked to Lower Incidence of CVD Events

Significant negative association identified in male firefighters who were followed for 10 years