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But we did not know if physical activity would have an impact on survival in lymphoma patients.
The study, led by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital, investigated physical activity of women measured over seven days using a wearable device called a triaxial accelerometer.
We used separate independent t-tests to compare female college students with and without a prior history of weight-related teasing in minutes spent in moderate and vigorous physical activity, body fat percentage, and physical activity enjoyment.
Conclusion: Improving physical activity could be beneficial for improving the quality of bone, decreasing fracture risk and decreasing serum homocysteine levels.
Thus, this study focused on physical activity in the community.
Very few papers have been published regarding the physical activity of Saudi family physicians in different regions of the Kingdom and its effect on their counseling patterns to their patients with chronic medical diseases.
Among the best instruments used for this purpose is the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ), a standardized questionnaire which allows investigation and comparison of various groups aged 15-69 (Booth, 2000).
Among children aged 8-12 years, the provision of autonomy supportive environments has proven to increase rates of play and physical activity (Roemmich et al.
The researchers assigned a metabolic-equivalent (MET) value to the different types of physical activity, and calculated the average number of MET-hours per week of physical activity for each participant's lifetime, taking into account both the duration and intensity of physical activity.
Present study investigates the effects of physical activity on health related quality of life.
Ordinary physical activity results in fatigue, palpitation, dyspnea, or anginal pain.
Brownson, Baker, Housemann, Brennan, and Bacak (2001) showed that the four most common barriers to physical activity were lack of time, feeling too tired, difficulty obtaining physical activity during work, and a lack of motivation.

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