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Longitudinal patterns of physical activity in children aged 8 to 12 years: the LOOK study

Telford, Rohan M; Telford, Richard D; Cunningham, Ross B; Cochrane, Thomas; Davey, Rachel; Waddington, Gordon


BACKGROUND Data on longitudinal monitoring of daily physical activity (PA) patterns in youth over successive years is scarce but may provide valuable information for intervention strategies aiming to promote PA. METHODS Participants were 853 children (starting age ~8 years) recruited from 29 Australian elementary schools. Pedometers were worn for a 7-day period each year over 5 consecutive years to assess PA volume (steps per day) and accelerometers were worn concurrently in the final 2 years...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-06-21
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-10-81
Access Rights: Open Access


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