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Obesity and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes: Investigating the role of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in mid-life in the 1958 British cohort.

Power, C; Pinto Pereira, SM; Law, C; Ki, M; (2014) Obesity and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes: Investigating the role of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in mid-life in the 1958 British cohort. Atherosclerosis , 233 (2) 363 - 369. 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2014.01.032. Green open access

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Abstract

A key public health priority is to minimise obesity-related health consequences. We aim to establish whether physical activity (PA) or less sedentary behaviour ameliorate associations of obesity with biomarkers for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes.

Type: Article
Title: Obesity and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes: Investigating the role of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in mid-life in the 1958 British cohort.
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2014.01.032
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2014.0...
Additional information: ©� 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved. This is an open access article under the CC BY license (http://creativecommons. org/licenses/by/3.0/).
Keywords: Body mass index, Cardiovascular diseases, Glucose metabolism, Physical activity, Sedentary behaviour, TV-viewing
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Surgery and Interventional Sci
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Surgery and Interventional Sci > Department of Targeted Intervention
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health > Population, Policy and Practice Dept
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1421243
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