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Six physical education lessons a week can reduce cardiovascular risk in school children aged 6-13 years: a longitudinal study.

Authors
  • Klakk, Heidi
  • Andersen, Lars B
  • Heidemann, Malene
  • Møller, Niels Christian
  • Wedderkopp, Niels
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian journal of public health
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2014
Volume
42
Issue
2
Pages
128–136
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1403494813505726
PMID: 24055828
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Six PE lessons at school can reduce children's CVD risk measured as a composite risk score. The changes in risk score are considered substantial in the perspective of public health strategy for preventing CVD in later life.

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