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Daily physical activity predicts degree of insulin resistance: a cross-sectional observational study using the 2003–2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

  • Published on January, 2013

Background This study examined the independent association of objectively measured physical activity on insulin resistance while controlling for confounding variables including: cardiorespiratory fitness, adiposity, sex, age, and smoking status. Methods Data were obtained from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003–2004, a cross-sectional observational study conducted by the National Center for ...


What Children do all Day: The Physical Activity of 7-year-olds and its Impact on Adiposity (The Earlybird Diabetes Study)

  • Added on June 18, 2012

Introduction physical activity (PA) is perceived to be a key determinant of childhood adiposity. This study objectively characterizes the daily PA of 7-year-olds and relates it to waking time, intensity, UK recommendations and body fat. Methods and Participants MTI-Actigraph accelerometers were worn by 129 (88) healthy boys (girls) for seven days. Calibration ...


Variation in Physical Activity Lies with the Child, Not the Environment: Evidence for an ‘Activitystat’ in Children (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study)

  • Added on June 15, 2012

Introduction There is much interest in children’s physical activity (PA), but little understanding of its control. The evidence that total activity levels could be increased by the provision of greater opportunity for physical activity is lacking. Methods and Participants MTI-Actigraph accelerometers recorded weekly PA in two groups of healthy ...


The Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study

  • Published on 07/2002

Objective The objective of the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study is to clarify unanswered questions on associations of maternal glycemia, less severe than overt diabetes mellitus, with risks of adverse pregnancy outcome. This report describes the background and design of the HAPO Study. Methods HAPO is a 5-year ...