TITLE

Do children from an inner city British school meet the recommended levels of physical activity? Results from a cross sectional survey using objective measurements of physical activity

AUTHOR(S)
Trayers, T.; Cooper, A. R.; Riddoch, C. J.; Ness, A. R.; Fox, K. R.; Deem, R.; Lawlor, D. A.
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Feb2006, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Questionnaire surveys suggest physical activity levels in children are low, particularly among children from deprived areas. Using accelerometers, it was found that children from a deprived inner city school were active at recommended levels and had similar levels of activity to children in other studies from more affluent populations. However, this finding was dependent on the threshold used to define moderate activity.
ACCESSION #
19921305

 

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