Leisurely Physical Activity Weekly May Cut the Death Risk
According to a new international study, leisurely physical activity, which includes dancing, gardening, or walking, on a weekly basis may cut the risk of death from multiple causes in adults aged 40 and over.
The team included researchers from the Shandong University in Jinan, China, the University of Texas Medical Branch and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, USA.
The researchers examined information gathered in 1997–2008 from 88,140 adults in the US whose age was from 40 to 85 years. The analysis of the received data showed that people who performed 10–59 minutes of moderate, leisurely activity per week had 18% lower risk of death from all causes.
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