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Associations between activity-related behaviours and standardized BMI among Australian adolescents.

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OBJECTIVES: To examine the relationships between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and body mass index (BMI) among a sample of Australian adolescents. METHODS: Anthropometric, demographic and behavioural data were collected from students (n=3040 mean age 14.6, 44% female) from 12 secondary schools in South West Victoria, Australia (response rate=48.6%). The appropriate descriptive, univariate and regression analysis were used to examine the strength of the associations between physical ...

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10.1016/j.jsams.2011.05.010

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Journal:
Journal of science and medicine in sport / Sports Medicine Australia More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
6
Pages:
512-521
Publication date:
2011-11-01
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EISSN:
1878-1861
ISSN:
1440-2440
Language:
English
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pubs:195724
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uuid:0516ee01-deef-460d-b022-a577f02dcc66
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pubs:195724
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195724
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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