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Weekday and Weekend Physical Activity Patterns in Overweight Thai Adolescents

  • Added on August 12, 2010

Introduction No previous studies about the Thai adolescent’s physical activity patterns using accelerometers have been published, aiming at planning and implementing effective health intervention programs for weight management in Thailand. Objectives To describe differences in physical activity patterns, measured by accelerometers across weekdays and weekend days, in overweight secondary-school ...

Objective Physical Activity Accumulation in Bouts and Nonbouts and Relation to Markers of Obesity in US Adults

  • Published on October 1, 2008

Introduction: Little is known about the relation between duration of physical activity and obesity. The objective of this study was to compare the effects of physical activity in bouts (≥10 minutes) to the effects of physical activity in nonbouts (<10 minutes) on markers of obesity. Methods: We used data from ...