Objective measurement of habitual sedentry behavior in pre-school children: comparison of the activPAL with actigraph monitor

A. Martin, M McNeill, V Penpraze, P Dall, M Granat, JY Paton, John Reilly

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Abstract

Tracking of total physical activity (PA), moderate to vigorous activity (MVPA), and sedentary behavior was assessed in young children (mean age at baseline 3.8 years) over a 2-year period using the Actigraph accelerometer.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)468-476
Number of pages9
JournalPediatric Exercise Science
Volume23
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

Keywords

  • sedentry behaviour
  • pre-school children
  • exercise

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