Physical Activity and the Risk of Pneumonia in Male Smokers Administered Vitamin E and β-Carotene

Show full item record

Permalink

http://hdl.handle.net/10138/18749

Citation

International Journal of Sports Medicine 2006;27:336-341

Title: Physical Activity and the Risk of Pneumonia in Male Smokers Administered Vitamin E and β-Carotene
Author: Hemilä Harri; Kaprio Jaakko; Albanes Demetrius; Virtamo Jarmo
Contributor: Kansanterveystieteen laitos
Date: 2010-11-22
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/18749
Abstract: It has been proposed that moderate exercise may enhance the immune system. We evaluated whether physical activity at work or at leisure is associated with the risk of pneumonia, and whether the antioxidants vitamin E and β-carotene affect pneumonia risk in physically active people. A cohort of 16 804 male smokers aged 50 – 69 years and working at study entry was drawn from the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Study, which examined the effect of vitamin E, 50 mg/day, and β-carotene, 20 mg/day, on lung and other cancers. Physical activity at work, and


Files in this item

Total number of downloads: Loading...

Files Size Format View
HH_IJSM_2006.pdf 187.9Kb PDF View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record