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Bone health, activity and sedentariness at age 11-12 years: Cross-sectional Australian population-derived study

Osborn, William; Simm, Peter J; Olds, Tim; Lycett, Kate; Mensah, Fiona; Muller, Josh; Fraysse, Francois; Ismail, Najmi; Vlok, Jennifer; Burgner, David; Edwards, Benjamin


Aim: To examine cross-sectional associations of children's bone health (size, density, strength) with moderate vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sedentary behaviour by considering: (1) duration of activity, (2) fragmentation, and (3) duration/fragmentation combined. Methods: Design: Population-based cross-sectional study. Participants: 11-12 year-olds in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children's Child Health Checkpoint. Exposures: MVPA and sedentary behaviour (7-day...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Bone
DOI: 10.1016/j.bone.2018.04.011


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