Exercise Prescription for Apparently Healthy Individuals and for Special Populations

Authored by: Paul G. Davis

Lifestyle Medicine

Print publication date:  May  2019
Online publication date:  April  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138708846
eBook ISBN: 9781315201108
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315201108-14

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Abstract

Those who regularly practice physical activity carry a lower risk of premature mortality and of contracting several of the most prevalent chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers. Functional abilities are also likely to be preserved to an older age.

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