Low lifetime recreational activity is a risk factor for peripheral arterial disease Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Recreation
  • Sedentary Lifestyle

abstract

  • Recalled LRA is positively correlated to ABI and associated with PAD. Whereas the mechanism for this effect is not clear, LRA may be a useful clinical screening tool for PAD risk, and strategies to increase adult recreational activity may reduce the burden of PAD later in life.

publication date

  • August 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3152670

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.02.052

PubMed ID

  • 21664093

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 427

end page

  • 32, 432.e1-4

volume

  • 54

number

  • 2