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Comment & Response
April 19, 2016

Exercise Intensity, Dose, and Cardiovascular Disease

Author Affiliations
  • 1Research Institute of Hospital 12 de Octubre (“i + 12”), Madrid, Spain
  • 2European University, Madrid, Spain
JAMA. 2016;315(15):1658-1659. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0306

To the Editor There is growing concern about the potential deleterious effects of high doses of vigorous-intensity exercise on cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. Some authors discourage healthy people from engaging in vigorous exercise above a cardiac safety threshold of approximately 60 min/d.1 Recent controversy in the field might detract many people from regular exercise and clinicians from prescribing exercise to their patients.

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