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Midlife cardiorespiratory fitness and the long-term risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  1. Gorm Mørk Hansen1,
  2. Jacob Louis Marott2,
  3. Andreas Holtermann3,
  4. Finn Gyntelberg4,
  5. Peter Lange5,
  6. Magnus T Jensen6,7
  1. 1 Herlev-Gentofte University Hospital, Medical Department O, Respiratory Section; Herlev-Gentofte University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
  2. 2 The Copenhagen Male Study Epidemiological Research Unit, Departments of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Bispebjerg University Hospital; The Copenhagen City Heart Study, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  3. 3 National Research Centre for the Working Environment; Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
  4. 4 The Copenhagen Male Study Epidemiological Research Unit, Departments of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Bispebjerg University Hospital; Bispebjerg Hospital, National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
  5. 5 Herlev Hospital, Medical Department O, Respiratory Section; University of Copenhagen, Section of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
  6. 6 The Copenhagen Male Study Epidemiological Research Unit, Departments of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
  7. 7 Department of Cardiology, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gorm Mørk Hansen, Herlev-Gentofte University Hospital, Medical Department O, Respiratory Section; Herlev-Gentofte University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen 2730, Denmark; gormmh{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors Conceptualisation: MTJ, GMH, FG, AH. Formal analysis: MTJ, GMH, FG, AH, JLM, PL. Methodology: MTJ, GMH, JLM. Project administration: GMH. Writing – original draft: GMH, MTJ. Writing – review & editing: GMH, MTJ, FG, AH, JLM, PL.

  • Funding This study was supported by The Danish Heart Foundation, Else & Mogens Wedell-Wedellsborg Foundation, The Danish Medical Research Council, King Christian X Foundation.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors Conceptualisation: MTJ, GMH, FG, AH. Formal analysis: MTJ, GMH, FG, AH, JLM, PL. Methodology: MTJ, GMH, JLM. Project administration: GMH. Writing – original draft: GMH, MTJ. Writing – review & editing: GMH, MTJ, FG, AH, JLM, PL.

  • Funding This study was supported by The Danish Heart Foundation, Else & Mogens Wedell-Wedellsborg Foundation, The Danish Medical Research Council, King Christian X Foundation.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

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