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Walking (cont.)

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Where can I get more information about walking?

Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/physical/

http://aom.americaonthemove.org/

http://www.railtrails.org/index.html

http://www.americanhiking.org/

http://www.ava.org/

http://walking.about.com/

The Complete Guide to Walking, New and Revised: For Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness, by Mark Fenton

Calories burned per hour at different body weights
Walking110 lbs.125 lbs.150 lbs.174 lbs.200 lbs.
Strolling less than 2 mph, level100114136159182
Moderate pace, about 3 mph175199239278318
Brisk pace, about 3.5 mph200227273318364
Very brisk pace, about 4.5 mph225256307358409
Moderate pace about 3 mph, uphill300341409477545

REFERENCES:

Bort-Roig, et al. "Measuring and influencing physical activity with smartphone technology: a systematic review." J Sports Med 44.5 May 2014: 671-686.

Katzmarzyk, P.T. "Sitting time and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer." Med Sci Sports Exerc 41.5 May 2009: 998-1005.

Lee, J.M., et al. "Validity of Consumer-Based Physical Activity Monitors." Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 46.9 Sept. 2014: 1840-1848.

Swartz, A.M., et al. "Energy expenditure of interruptions to sedentary behavior." Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8 June 27, 2011: 69.

Trojian, T.H., et al. Exercise and colon cancer: primary and secondary prevention. Curr Sports Med Rep 6.2 Apr. 2007: 120-124.

Tudor-Locke, C., and L. Lutes. "Why do pedometers work? a reflection upon the factors related to successfully increasing physical activity." Sports Med 39.12 (2009): 981-993.

Veerman, J.L., et al. "Television viewing time and reduced life expectancy: a life table analysis." Br J Sports Med 46.13 Oct. 2012: 927-1030.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/17/2015

Source: MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/walking/article.htm

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