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The Influence of Alcohol Consumption, Smoking, and Physical Activity on Peripheral Blood Leukocyte Telomere Length
BACKGROUND: Telomeres are repetitive DNA sequences and associated proteins that cap the ends of chromosomes. Functional telomeres protect genetic information and maintain chromosomal stability. Critically short telomeres ...
Mental Health and Physical Activity in Canadian Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Background: Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at a heightened risk for poor mental health. Limitations of medication use for the treatment of ADHD include non-response and adverse side ...
The Relationship Between Different Patterns of Weekly Physical Activity Accumulation and the Metabolic Syndrome in Canadian Adults
Total weekly moderate-to-vigorous (MVPA) accumulated in different patterns has not been well studied: it is not yet known whether sporadic MVPA (periods of <10 consecutive minutes) or whether the weekly frequency of MVPA ...