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Association of physical activity with body-composition indexes in children aged 6-8 y at varied risk of obesity.

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BACKGROUND: Physical inactivity increases the risk of obesity, but the relations between reported levels of physical activity (PA) and measures of body fatness (BF) in children are remarkably inconsistent. OBJECTIVE: We examined the relation between objective measures of PA and body-composition indexes in nonobese children. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study was conducted in 100 children aged 6-8 y who were recruited according to their risk of future obesity: high-risk children had >/=1 obes...

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Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
82
Issue:
1
Pages:
13-20
Publication date:
2005-07-05
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:284460a9-f1e5-4253-ac73-fa1de5c581a0
Source identifiers:
429888
Local pid:
pubs:429888

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