oa South African Medical Journal - The role of physical activity in the prevention of ischaemic heart disease - a review
|Article Title||The role of physical activity in the prevention of ischaemic heart disease - a review|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Institute for Biostatistics of the South African Medical Research Council, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jul 1979|
|Pages||7 - 13|
|Keyword(s)||Epidemiology, Ischaemic heart disease, Physical activity and Prevention|
It has been demonstrated that vigorous leisure-time physical activity and hard physical occupational work protect against ischaemic heart disease (IHD), but the protective mechanisms are not clear.
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