2015
DOI: 10.1590/bjpt-rbf.2014.0125
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Abstract: Background:Walking is one of the most commonly recommended activities for sedentary individuals. When performed at the correct intensity, it can provide cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, and other benefits by providing a training effect in addition to reducing the risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and other chronic health conditions.Objectives:The primary aim of this study was to assess whether individuals who practiced regular unsupervised walking carry out the activity safely and with sufficie… Show more

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“…Walking is a low cost, low injury mode of physical activity [2]. When performed at moderate intensity, walking can provide numerous health related benefits, including a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease and other chronic health conditions [3]. Specific health benefits of walking and physical fitness in women are related to a decreased risk of coronary heart disease [4][5][6], diabetes [7], hypertension [8,9], breast cancer [10], osteoporosis [11], dementia [12], and all-cause mortality [13][14][15].…”
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confidence: 99%
“…Walking is a low cost, low injury mode of physical activity [2]. When performed at moderate intensity, walking can provide numerous health related benefits, including a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease and other chronic health conditions [3]. Specific health benefits of walking and physical fitness in women are related to a decreased risk of coronary heart disease [4][5][6], diabetes [7], hypertension [8,9], breast cancer [10], osteoporosis [11], dementia [12], and all-cause mortality [13][14][15].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%