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Objectively measured physical activity and fat mass in children: a bias-adjusted meta-analysis of prospective studies

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BACKGROUND: Studies investigating the prevention of weight gain differ considerably in design and quality, which impedes pooling them in conventional meta-analyses, the basis for evidence-based policy making. This study is aimed at quantifying the prospective association between measured physical activity and fat mass in children, using a meta-analysis method that allows inclusion of heterogeneous studies by adjusting for differences through eliciting and incorporating expert opinion. METHODS...

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Peer review status:
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
e17205
Publication date:
2011-02-23
Acceptance date:
2011-01-25
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EISSN:
1932-6203
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English
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417952
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2013-11-16

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