論文

査読有り
2019年

Exercise or sports in midlife and healthy life expectancy: an ecological study in all prefectures in Japan

BMC public health
  • Monma, T
  • ,
  • Takeda, F
  • ,
  • Noguchi, H
  • ,
  • Takahashi, H
  • ,
  • Watanabe, T
  • ,
  • Tamiya, N

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開始ページ
1238
終了ページ
記述言語
英語
掲載種別
研究論文(学術雑誌)
DOI
10.1186/s12889-019-7570-y
出版者・発行元
BIOMED CENTRAL LTD

Background With the increase of overall life expectancy in Japan, effective and beneficial lifestyle approaches and practices are crucial for individuals to have a long, productive and healthy life. Although previous studies suggest that exercise or sports, especially when performed with others, from midlife level have a positive impact on enhancing healthy life expectancy, there is paucity of information regarding these contexts and possible associations. The present study intends to clarify the relationship between engagement in exercise or sports among middle-aged persons and healthy life expectancy through an ecological study in all prefectures in Japan. Methods We tabulated (1) the ratios of middle-aged individuals engaged in exercise or sports and (2) the different methods by which they are engaged in exercise or sports for each prefecture by using data from the 2005-2010 Longitudinal Survey of Middle-aged and Elderly Persons by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan. Weighted multiple linear regression analyses were performed by sex, using healthy life expectancy in 2010 of each prefecture calculated by Hashimoto (2013) as a criterion variable; indices of (1) an

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DOI
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7570-y

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