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553 results for "Children"


Relationship between Physical Activity and Diet among African-American Girls

  • Published on 2004

Objective To examine the cross-sectional relationships between physical activity and dietary behaviors among 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls. Research Methods and Procedures Two hundred ten 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls from four field centers participated. Computer Science and Applications (CSA) activity monitors were worn for 3 days. CSA data were expressed ...


Titre du document / Document Title Relationship Between Physical Activity Measured Using Accelerometers and Energy Expenditure Measured Using Doubly Labelled Water in Indian Children

  • Published on 2009

Background/Objectives To test the association between physical activity measured using accelerometer counts (Actigraph) and energy expenditure (EE) measured using the doubly labelled water (DLW) method in free-living children in India. The aim of this study was to explore the usefulness of Actigraphs in estimating EE. Subjects/Methods Total EE (...



The Relation of Goal Orientations to Physical Activity in Physical Education

  • Published on 06/2002

Researchers support the relationship of task orientation with exerted effort persistence and self-reported physical activity but there is little evidence on the relation of goal perspectives with objective measures of physical activity The purpose of this study was to examine behavioral correlates of goal orientations using an objective measure of ...


Physical Activity Among Children Attending Preschools

  • Published on 2004

Objectives Obesity rates are increasing among children of all ages, and reduced physical activity is a likely contributor to this trend. Little is known about the physical activity behavior of preschool-aged children or about the influence of preschool attendance on physical activity. The purpose of Ibis study was to describe ...


Physical Activity and Motor Skills in Children With and Without Visual Impairments

  • Published on 01/2009

Purpose To examine the physical activity levels of children with and without visual impairments (VI). We further investigated 1) whether degree of VI was associated with activity level, 2) whether body composition was associated with activity level, and 3) whether interrelationships existed between activity level and motor skill performance. Methods Ninety-six children with ...



Physical Activity Levels During Structured PA Sessions in Flemish Preschools

  • Presented on 2009

Introduction Since low levels of PA may predispose children to obesity in later life, it is important to promote PA beginning as early as in preschool age. Structured PA sessions can be an important contributor to daily PA. In Flanders virtually all children attend preschool and preschools are obliged to ...


Physical Activity in Preschool Children

  • Added on November 8, 2010

Purpose The aims of this study were (i) to determine Physical Activity (PA) patterns in preschool children with accelerometry in between gender and, (ii) to analyse discrepancy in the PA patterns using different epochs. Methods 45 Portuguese preschool children (25 girls, 20 boys) between the ages of 3 and 5 participated in the pilot study ...