J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 2022 Aug 4. Epub 2022 Aug 4.
National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Bristol, Bristol, and Musculoskeletal Research Unit, Translational Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol, Learning & Research Building (Level 1), Southmead Hospital, Bristol, England (Dr Kunutsor); Diabetes Research Centre, Leicester General Hospital, University of Leicester, Leicester, England (Drs Kunutsor and Seidu); Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology, New York University Langone Health, New York (Dr Khan); Department of Medicine, Central Finland Health Care District Hospital District, Jyväskylä, Finland District, Jyväskylä, and Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland (Dr Laukkanen).
Purpose: There are inverse and independent associations between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and several adverse cardiometabolic outcomes. The percentage of age-predicted CRF (%age-predicted CRF) is comparable to absolute CRF as a risk indicator for some of these outcomes, but the association between %age-predicted CRF and risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) has not been previously investigated. We aimed to assess the association between %age-predicted CRF and T2D in a prospective cohort study. Read More