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PAPhysician Assistant
PAPublic Address
PAPennsylvania (US postal abbreviation)
PAPurchasing Agent
PAPort Angeles (Washington)
PAPublic Affairs
PAPará (Brazilian state)
PAPara (Brazil)
PAPublic Address system
PAPrincess Anne (high school in Virginia Beach, Virginia)
PAPublic Administration
PAPort Authority (of NY and NJ)
PAPress Association (British National News Agency)
PAProgram Administrator
PAPublic Assistance
PAProfessional Association
PAPoint A
PAParents Association
PAPhysical Activity (health)
PAProgram Announcement
PAPanama
PAPay Attention
PAPrivacy Act
PAPublic Accounting
PAPoints Against
PAPower of Attorney
PAPeople's Association (Singapore)
PAPersonal Assistant
PAPut Away
PAPolice Academy
PAPass Along
PAPolitical Affairs (journal of the Communist Party of the United States of America)
PAPre Approval (to adopt)
PAPan Am (airline)
PAPhillips Academy (Andover)
PAPerformance Analysis
PAPalo Alto (California)
PAPrince Albert (piercing)
PAPrince Albert (Canada)
PAProduction Assistant (filmmaker)
PAProduction Assistant
PAPeace Agreement
PAProgram Assistant
PAParaguay
PAPerformance Assessment
PAPamela Anderson
PAProject Administrator
PAProgrammer/Analyst
PAPower-Amplifier
PAPower Amplifier
PAPascal
PAPalestinian Authority
PAPenny Arcade (webcomic)
PAProtected Area (conservation)
PAPrior Authorization (Pharmacy Benefits)
PAPale Ale
PAPort Adapter (Cisco)
PAParty Animal
PAPersonal Appearance
PAPublic Announcement
PAPublishers Association
PAPlanning Authority
PAPulmonary Artery
PAProcess Analysis
PAPolicy Analyst
PAPakistan Army
PAProfessional Associates
PAPublish America (book publisher)
PAPer Annum
PAParalegal
PAPolk Audio
PAPlein Air (Quebec)
PAPali (linguistics)
PAPower Act (gaming)
PAPaisley (postcode, United Kingdom)
PAPersonal Accident (insurance)
PAPerformance Appraisal
PAProject Architect
PAPublic Appearance
PAProcess Automation
PAPersonnel Action
PAPreliminary Assessment
PAPoint d'Appui (French: Support Point)
PAParental Advisory
PAPassive Aggressive (behavioral health)
PAPersonnel Administration (various organizations)
PAPhilippine Army
PAPreferred Alternative
PAPsychoanalysis
PAProcess Area
PAPhonological Awareness
PAProject Accounting
PAProgram Access
PAPost-Apocalyptic
PABureau of Public Affairs
PAPeople's Alliance
PAPlasminogen Activator (biochemistry)
PAPerfect Attendance
PAProblem Analysis
PAPseudomonas aeruginosa (bacteria)
PAPlanet of the Apes (movie)
PAPolyamide
PAPernicious Anemia
PAPublic Aid (Medicaid)
PAPregnancy-Associated
PAPracticing Attorney
PAProject Analyst
PAPharmacological Action (US NIH)
PAPhthalic Anhydride (organic compound)
PAPatients Association (UK)
PAPenny Arcade (comic strip)
PAPsoriatic Arthritis
PAPunk Ass
PAPeace Arch (US/Canada border)
PAPicatinny Arsenal
PAPrecautionary Approach (fisheries)
PAPlayahead (Internet community)
PAPantothenic Acid
PAPosition Angle (astronomy)
PAPlate Appearance (Baseball)
PAPrivate Adoption
PAPreferential Attachment (mathematics)
PAPoint Analysis
PAProject Assessment
PAProtactinium
PAProtective Antigen (microbiology)
PAPollution Abatement
PAPersistent Asthma
PAParticle Accelerator
PAPress Agent
PAPersonal Adviser
PAPaying Agent
PAPorte-Avions (French, aircraft carrier)
PAPinkerton Academy (New Hampshire)
PAPrivate Account
PAPancreatic Adenocarcinoma
PAPlant Air
PAPax Americana
PAPreparing Activity
PAProcessing Activities
PAPersonalausweis (German: identity card)
PAProtocol Analyzer
PAProgrammatic Agreement (USACE)
PAPosterior Anterior (radiology)
PAPredictive Analysis
PAProject Agreement
PAProduct Assurance
PAPalermo, Sicilia (Italian province)
PAPrecision Approach (avionics)
PAPressure Altitude
PAPower Automation
PAPolicy Article (medical policy)
PAProduction Agency
PAProperty Administrator
PAPhantom Assassin (gaming)
PAPreventative Action
PAPreferred Address
PAPermit Authority
PAProanthocyanidin (flavanol class)
PAProhibited Areas
PAPrednisolone Acetate (eye medication; usually followed by %)
PAPolyacryl
PAPersonal Alarm
PAPartial Agreement
PAPolitical Agent (Pakistan)
PAPeer Advisor
PAPotential Equalisation
PAProvider Aggregatable (Internet Provider addresses)
PAPersonal Agent
PAPublic Attorney
PAPartner Association
PAPathologists' Assistant
PAPlanetarion (online game)
PAPerformance Assurance
PAPension Adjustment
PAPressure Alarm
PAProxy Agreement
PAPrecision Attack
PAPending Availability
PAProgramming Assistant (campus residential officer)
PAPost Adjutant
PAProgram Authorization
PAPropionic Acidemia
PAPrincipal Administrator
PAPilote Automatique (French: Autopilot)
PAProject Authorization
PAProponent Agency
PAProject Audit
PAPrivacy Advocate
PAPerfect Attack (gaming, Dance Dance Revolution)
PAProsecution Attorney
PAPastoral Assistant
PAPrivatization Agency
PAProducing Ability (breeding)
PAPublic Audio
PAProof Assistant
PAParliamentary Assistant (Ontario Government)
PAPooling Administrator
PAPepper-Ann (TV show)
PAProfessional Audio System
PAParticipatory Appraisal
PAProduction Acceptance
PAProton Affinity
PAPassenger Address
PAPicoampere
PAProcurement Army
PAPartido Arnulfista (Arnulfista Party, Panama)
PAPaper Advance
PAProject Arrangement
PAPhysical Affair
PAProvider Assigned (IP address space assigned to a specific provider by IANA)
PAProgrammed Amount (USACE)
PAPastoral Administrator
PAProtected Administrator (computer security)
PAPerforming Activity (CEFMS)
PAProfessor's Assistant
PAProduct Accelerator
PAPassenger Announcement (airlines)
PAProgressão Aritmética
PAPerverted Ass
PAPayroll Area
PAPierce Armor (Age of Kings game)
PAProcurement Authorization
PAPhysician's Association
PAPhotoinduced Absorption
PAPolar Air Mass
PAProcurement Appropriation
PAPseudomonas Aeruginosa Lectin
PAPosition Approximate
PAPride Africa (Herndon, VA)
PAParti de l'Action (French: Action Party, Morocco)
PAPre-Auditing
PAPaulus Apostolus (Apostol Paul)
PAParapsychological Association, Inc (Petaluma, California)
PAPre-Arbitrated
PAPayload Accommodations
PAProduct Accumulate (linear code)
PAPreplaced-Aggregate (concrete)
PAPerforate Artery (Darke Age of Camelot game)
PAPremier Agendas, Inc. (US)
PAPass-through Applications
PAPutt and Approach (disc golf)
PAPhysical Abuse/Assault
PAPeano Arithmetics
PAPerverts Anonymous
PAProduktaansprakelijkheid (Dutch: product responsibility)
PAPokémon Aaah! (website)
PAParalyzed Age (band)
PAPlatinum Aero (band)
PAProcess Allocator
PAPrune Agar
PAPatronato Antialcohólico (Guatemala)
PAPlaza Automotriz (Guatemala car dealer)
PAPaniagua y Asociados (Guatemala, consulting agency)
PAProcurement Aide/Assistant
PAPosition Adaptivity
PAParamedic's Assistant
PAPersisting to an Older Age
PAPurchasing Aide/Assistant
PAProgram Account/Allocation
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Researchers were not able to specify an 'optimal dosage' of physical activity because the studies assessed physical activity in different ways.
While regular physical activity is generally considered beneficial to health, having a highly physical job could, in fact, have detrimental health outcomes for men.
They found that male workers engaging in high-level occupational physical activity - such as construction workers, assembly line workers, airport baggage handlers or healthcare workers - had an 18% increased risk of death compared with sedentary workers.
In order to provide guidance on the dose-response relationship between physical activity and health benefits, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed its Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health.
While physical activity has potential effects on reducing stress, literature suggests that half of university students exercise well below the recommended level (150 minutes weekly) of physical activity (Burke, Catron, & Eys, 2006; Irwin, 2004), and that relatively few studies have related exercise to decreasing depression among the college population in the United States.
Although the benefit of physical activity was strongest for mathematics, it was only slightly smaller for other subjects like language and reading, meaning that physical activity benefits learning in all academic subjects, Health news reported.
Cross-sectional evidence demonstrates an inverse association between measures of adiposity and physical activity. For example, cross-sectional baseline data from the Look AHEAD trial, a study of 5145 adults with type 2 diabetes who are also overweight or obese, highlight the inverse relationship between measures of adiposity and moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) (5).
Methods: In this cross sectional study postmenopausal females between 50-70 years of age were recruited and divided into two groups: Physically inactive (n=133) performing light physical activity and Physically active (n=34) performing moderate physical activity.
According to the US Department of Health and Human Services guidelines, children aged six and older need at least an hour a day of physical activity.
Another study presented at 'American Academy of Pediatrics 2018 National Conference & Exhibition' last year, found that more than half of the United States children are not getting the recommended amount of weekly physical activity. And most of those who do meet the recommendations are exercising longer and for fewer days, risking burnout or repetitive injury risk.
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