Moderate to high intensity conditioning leisure time physical activity and high cardiorespiratory fitness are associated with reduced plasma fibrinogen in eastern Finnish men.
A reduction of plasma fibrinogen has been suggested as one mechanism through which physical activity would protect against coronary heart disease (CHD).
Therefore, we investigated the association of conditioning leisure time physical activity (CLTPA), assessed quantitatively by a 12-month history, and maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) with plasma fibrinogen concentration in eastern Finnish men aged 42-60 years.
A high mean intensity of CLTPA (standardized multivariate regression coefficient bêta -0.059, p=0.020) and a high maximal oxygen uptake (bêta-0.163, p<0.001) were associated with reduced plasma fibrinogen when adjusting for the strongest covariates.
Mots-clés Pascal : Exercice physique, Aptitude physique, Homme, Epidémiologie, Fibrinogène, Taux, Finlande, Est, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physical exercise, Physical fitness, Human, Epidemiology, Fibrinogen, Rate, Finland, East, Europe
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Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.