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Related to the practice of regular exercise to maintain good physical condition and health.

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blue zones

Fitness; Longevity

A blue zone is a term used to describe a geographical area that has a reputation for healthy aging and longevity. Many of the claims of blue zones extending the human life span ...

compression of morbidity

Fitness; Longevity

One of the goals of longevity is to push all of a person's illness into as short a time as possible. This is called compression of morbidity. Through preventive medicine, healthy ...

disability adjusted life years (DALY)

Fitness; Longevity

The disability-adjusted life year (DALY) is a measure of overall disease burden, expressed as the number of years lost due to ill-health, disability or early death. Health ...

healthy life expectancy (HALE)

Fitness; Longevity

The number of years a person can expect to live in full health. This number allows a more in-depth comparison of different countries and groups than looking at life expectancy ...

life expectancy

Fitness; Longevity

The average length of survival for a population. Life expectancy is often reported for a person at birth. Other factors can alter life expectancy. These factors often include age, ...

Life Extension

Fitness; Longevity

Life extension seeks to increase the life span of a species. Most life extension techniques are only theories at this time. Some of them involve sensible approaches that prevent ...

life span

Fitness; Longevity

Life span is the current statistic for how long an individual of a species can live. According to Jeanne Calment of France (1875–1997), the biological human life span is believed ...