Do high levels of physical activity favor favorable cardiovascular risk factors regardless of sleep?

Anderson, Debra J. (2012) Do high levels of physical activity favor favorable cardiovascular risk factors regardless of sleep? Menopause, 19(4), p. 384.

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This study suggests that physical activity is a more important lifestyle modification than sleep to improve cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women; however both lifestyle modifications, including, ensuring sufficient sleep quality and duration and increasing physical activity should be strongly encouraged by menopause practitioners in postmenopausal women care.

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ID Code: 54021
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: sleep , physical activity, cardio vascular risk factors
DOI: 10.1097/gme.0b013e31824eead7
ISSN: 1530-0374
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Nursing not elsewhere classified (111099)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012The North American Menopause Society
Deposited On: 08 Oct 2012 22:41
Last Modified: 03 May 2013 14:31

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