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Day-dependent step-count patterns and their persistence over 3 years in 8-10-year-old children: The LOOK project

Telford, Richard; Cunningham, Ross; Telford, Rohan

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Background: Physical activity in children is known to be generally lower at weekends but whether systematic day-to-day differences exist throughout the week is unclear. Aim: To determine if weekly patterns of pedometer-assessed physical activity (PPA) exist in elementary school-aged Australian boys and girls and whether they persist over 3 years. Subjects and methods: Seven-day pedometer measurements were recorded from 389 boys and 387 girls of initial age 8.0 (SD 0.3) in three successive years...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/24415
Source: Annals of Human Biology
DOI: 10.3109/03014460902960271

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