Should people be physically active outdoors on smog alert days?

  • Campbell M
  • Li Q
  • Gingrich S
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Given the importance of physical activity to well-being, there is a need to encourage people to be physically active year-round. At the same time, many people are vulnerable to adverse health effects from air pollution, especially on smog alert days. This study was undertaken to determine when air pollution levels tend to be lowest so that the public can modify strenuous outdoor activity accordingly.

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  • Air pollution
  • Exercise
  • Health promotion
  • Motor activity
  • Smog

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  • PUI: 40298007
  • ISSN: 00084263
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-13844266937
  • SGR: 13844266937
  • PMID: 15682689
  • ISBN: 0008-4263


  • Monica E. Campbell

  • Sarah E. Gingrich

  • Ronald G. Macfarlane

  • Shouquan Cheng

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