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Cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index of 9-11-year-old English children: a serial cross-sectional study from 1998 to 2004.

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OBJECTIVE: To examine the changes over time in cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index (BMI) of children. DESIGN: Serial cross-sectional, population-based study. SETTING: Primary schools in Liverpool, UK. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 15,621 children (50% boys), representing 74% of eligible 9-11-year olds in the annual school cohorts between 1998/9 and 2003/4, who took part in a 20m multi-stage shuttle run test (20mMST). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Weight, height, BMI (kg/m(2)) and obesity using ...

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10.1038/sj.ijo.0803562

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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Author
Journal:
International journal of obesity (2005) More from this journal
Volume:
31
Issue:
7
Pages:
1172-1178
Publication date:
2007-07-01
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EISSN:
1476-5497
ISSN:
0307-0565
Language:
English
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pubs:272378
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uuid:91ba9d0c-d19a-4e59-a626-668889dcdc95
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pubs:272378
Source identifiers:
272378
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2012-12-19

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