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The influence of sport club participation on physical activity, fitness and body fat during childhood and adolescence: The LOOK Longitudinal Study

Telford, Rohan M; Telford, Richard; Cochrane, Thomas; Cunningham, Ross; Olive, Lisa; Davey, Rachel


Objectives: To investigate the longitudinal effect of sport participation in physical activity, fitness and body fat changes during childhood and adolescence. Design: Longitudinal study (134 boys, 155 girls) of Australian youth aged 8-16 years. Methods: Physical activity was assessed by pedometers and accelerometers, fitness by the 20. m shuttle-run, body fat by DEXA and club sport participation by questionnaire. Linear mixed models were used to determine the effects of sport participation and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2015.04.008


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