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Association between physical activity and body fat percentage, with adjustment for BMI: a large cross-sectional analysis of UK Biobank

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Objectives The objective of this study was to examine if, in the general population, physically active adults have less body fat after taking body mass index (BMI) into account. Design A cross-sectional analysis of participants recruited into UK Biobank in 2006–2010. Setting UK Biobank assessment centres throughout the UK. Participants 119 230 men and 140 578 women aged 40–69 years, with complete physical activity informat... Expand abstract
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10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011843

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Guo, W
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Armstrong, MEG
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
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7
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3
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Article: e011843
Publication date:
2017
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2016-12-22
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2044-6055
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pubs:688781
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uri:f36baf98-fa81-4596-a72e-f59c026c71e8
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uuid:f36baf98-fa81-4596-a72e-f59c026c71e8
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