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Impact of sports participation on mortality rates among Brazilian adults

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Turi-Lynch, Bruna C. [1] ; Monteiro, Henrique Luiz [2] ; Fernandes, Romulo Araujo [1] ; Sui, Xuemei [3] ; Lemes, Italo Ribeiro [1] ; Codogno, Jamile Sanches [1]
Total Authors: 6
[1] Sao Paulo State Univ UNESP, Fac Sci & Technol, Presidente Prudente - Brazil
[2] Sao Paulo State Univ UNESP, Dept Phys Educ, Bauru - Brazil
[3] Univ South Carolina, Dept Exercise Sci, Columbia, SC 29208 - USA
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCES; v. 37, n. 13, p. 1443-1448, JUL 3 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 1

Objective: To analyze the possible dose-response association between components of sports participation (intensity, volume and previous engagement) and 4-year mortality rates among Brazilian adults. Methods: 679 males and females (mean age among men = 66.7 +/- 9.3 years old and mean age among women = 64.8 +/- 8.9 years old) composed the study sample. Sports participation was assessed using Baecke's questionnaire, which considers intensity, duration and previous engagement. Medical records were used to identify the cause of the death. Cox regression analysis was performed to determine the independent associations of exercise components and mortality. Results: Participants that reported exercising at moderate-vigorous intensity (Moderate/vigorous: 4.1% versus None/light: 10.3% {[}p-value = 0.012]; HR = 0.42 {[}0.1 to 0.94)] and for more than four months (>= 4 months: 5.3% versus <4 months: 10.2% {[}p-value = 0.038]; HR = 0.47 {[}0.24 to 0.94]) had lower mortality risk. The percentage of survival according to all-cause mortality was significantly higher for participants engaged in sports at moderate-vigorous intensity (p-value = 0.014), as well as for those engaged in sports for periods superior than four months (p-value = 0.036). Conclusion: We found higher percentage of survival among adults engaged in sports at moderate-vigorous intensity and with at least four months of previous engagement. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/11140-6 - Physical activity, obesity and risk factors for metabolic syndrome in the brazilian public health system: a longitudinal study
Grantee:Ítalo Ribeiro Lemes
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 15/17777-3 - Physical activity, risk factors for metabolic syndrome and healthcare expenditures among users of the Brazilian national health system: 8-year longitudinal study
Grantee:Ítalo Ribeiro Lemes
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate