Comparative Relevance of Physical Fitness and Adiposity on Life Expectancy: A UK Biobank Observational Study.


Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester, United Kingdom; University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, United Kingdom. Electronic address: [Email]


To investigate the extent to which 2 measures of physical fitness-walking pace and handgrip strength-are associated with life expectancy across different levels of adiposity, as the relative importance of physical fitness and adiposity on health outcomes is still debated.