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Physical activity and psychological well-being
  1. Miguel Ángel Martinez-Gonzalez
  1. Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarre, Spain

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    Edited by S J H Biddle, K R Fox, S H Boutcher. (Pp 240; $29.99). Book News, 2000. ISBN 0-4152-3439-5.

    There exists good evidence supporting that physical activity reduces morbidity and mortality for coronary heart disease, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Together with smoking cessation, sustaining a physically active life is currently seen as the other most beneficial aspect of lifestyle in terms of improvements in quantity and quality of life. Moreover, besides the advantages for preventing the five aforementioned conditions, a substantial …

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