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Physical activity prevalence has contributed to averting premature mortality on a global scale

Physical Activity Helps Avert Premature Mortality Worldwide

Median prevented fraction for premature mortality is 15.0 percent for the population globally
Greater sedentary time is independently associated with a higher cancer mortality risk

More Sedentary Time Tied to Higher Risk for Cancer Mortality

Replacing sedentary time with 30 minutes of light or moderate physical activity cuts risk
There was a considerable increase in self-reported maternal depression and anxiety from prepandemic to current times

Depression, Anxiety Up for New Moms During COVID-19

Scores for both depression, anxiety significantly lower for women engaging in physical activity
Higher blood pressure during exercise and impaired blood pressure recovery after exercise in midlife may be markers of subclinical and clinical cardiovascular disease and mortality in later life

Midlife Blood Pressure During Exercise Predicts Later Heart Disease

Higher BP during exercise, delayed BP recovery after exercise tied to later hypertension, heart disease, death
The diet and physical activity guideline for the prevention of cancer has been updated by the American Cancer Society; the guideline was published online June 9 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

Diet, Activity Guideline Updated by American Cancer Society

Recommendations include increased physical activity, following a healthy eating pattern throughout life
Combining coronary artery calcium score with self-reported physical activity may help predict mortality risk for older adults

CAC Score, Physical Activity May Help Predict Mortality in Seniors

For patients with high coronary artery calcium score, mortality up with decreasing physical activity
Physical activity is linked to fewer depressive symptoms

Physical Activity Tied to Mental Well-Being in Menopause

Postmenopausal women had more depressive symptoms than perimenopausal, premenopausal women
Clinically relevant aortic dilatation is common among aging endurance athletes

Long-Term Endurance Exercise Tied to Aortic Enlargement

One in five masters-level athletes show aortic dilatation, with higher rates seen among men
A physically active lifestyle is associated with a reduced risk for Parkinson disease

Active Lifestyle May Lower Risk for Parkinson Disease

Authors say finding may be explained by a motor reserve
Pediatricians should promote physical literacy and activity in children

AAP: Pediatricians Should Promote Physical Activity in Children

Doctors should ID opportunities for activity assessment, prescription among those facing barriers to activity