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Physical Activity and Fitness in the Prevention and Management of Cardiometabolic Disease

Submission deadline: 15 June 2022
Special Issue Editors
  • Peter Kokkinos, PhD
    Department of Kinesiology and Health, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA; Department of Cardiology, Washington DC VA Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA; School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Interests: exercise science; exercise physiology; physical activity; exercise intervention; exercise performance; sports science; physical fitness; epidemiology; exercise testing; hypertension
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Jonathan Myers
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Cardiology and Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Interests: Cardiorespiratory fitness and the imapct on health outcomes; Cardiovascular physiology; Clinical exercise physiology; Cardiometabolic disease; Heart failure
Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Evidence accumulated from large, long-term epidemiological studies support a strong, inverse, and independent association between physical activity and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in apparently healthy individuals and in patients with documented cardiovascular disease. These health benefits are in part the outcome of the favorable modulations in both traditional and novel cardiovascular risk factors, observed with increased physical activity patterns or structured exercise programs. In this Special Issue of Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine entitled “Physical Activity and Fitness in the Prevention and Management of Cardiometabolic Disease” we will present high-quality original research and some of the most influential studies on the effects of physical activity and fitness on the traditional and novel cardiometabolic risk factors, their clinical applications and future directions. The topics of interest include but are not limited to: 
• Cardiovascular disease
• Heart failure
• Atrial fibrillation/Stroke
• Hypertension 
• Chronic kidney disease
• Cardiac structure and function 
• Diabetes mellitus 
• Dyslipidemia
• Obesity 

Prof. Dr. Peter Kokkinos and Prof. Dr. Jonathan Myers

Guest Editors

Physical activity
Exercise capacity
Disease prevention
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