Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7595

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Brayen Dissouza

Department of Physiotherapy, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  • Mini Review   
    Leisure-time Physical Activity from the Standpoint of Public-Health
    Author(s): Brayen Dissouza*

    Physical activity during leisure time reduces the risk of early death, but the number of years of life expectancy gained at various levels is unknown. In a large pooled analysis, our goal was to quantify the years of life gained after age 40 linked with varying levels of physical activity. People who participate in leisure activities have lower stress levels, a better mood, a lower heart rate, and more psychological engagement, which means they are less bored, which can help them avoid hazardous habits. Positive leisure use is associated to identity development, improved coping skills, stress reduction, activity innovation, increased physical activity, socialising, academic and community participation, well-being, and health on the one hand. Physical activity has been shown to promote health and reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, depression, and several maligna.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2157-7595.21.S7.004

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