健康寿命を延伸する運動の効果 EXERCISE: THE WAY TO EXTEND OUR HEALTHY LIFE-SPAN
The key to shorten the period of ill health and extend the healthy life span is to lead a healthy lifestyle with sufficientexercise and/or physical activity. The target value for physical activity and exercise for Japanese individulalsaged 18–64 years is 23 METs·hour/week and 4 METs·hour/week, respectively. Interval-walking training is effectiveto achieve the target values and to prevent and/or improve age-related disorders, declining physical fitness, and exacerbatedlifestyle-related disease, and to extend the healthy life span. The effects of training are enhanced by nutrientintake in conjunction with exercise training. Effective strategies to enable all citizens to achieve the target values,regardless of lifestyle and environment, would extend their healthy life span.
日本生理人類学会誌 22(1), 39-44, 2017