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Systematic review of the health benefits of physical activity and fitness in school-aged children and youth
BackgroundThe purpose was to: 1) perform a systematic review of studies examining the relation between physical activity, fitness, and health in school-aged children and youth, and 2) makeExpand
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Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) – Terminology Consensus Project process and outcome
BackgroundThe prominence of sedentary behavior research in health science has grown rapidly. With this growth there is increasing urgency for clear, common and accepted terminology and definitions.Expand
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Systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health indicators in school-aged children and youth
Accumulating evidence suggests that, independent of physical activity levels, sedentary behaviours are associated with increased risk of cardio-metabolic disease, all-cause mortality, and a varietyExpand
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New Canadian physical activity guidelines.
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), in cooperation with ParticipACTION and other stakeholders, and with support from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), has developed the newExpand
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Letter to the editor: standardized use of the terms "sedentary" and "sedentary behaviours".
There has recently been an increase in research related to the health impact of sedentary behaviour (e.g., sitting) (Tremblay et al. 2010). Numerous studies suggest that those who engage in highExpand
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Canadian sedentary behaviour guidelines for children and youth.
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), in partnership with the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute,Expand
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Systematic review of physical activity and health in the early years (aged 0-4 years).
The early years represent a critical period for promoting physical activity. However, the amount of physical activity needed for healthy growth and development is not clear. Using the Grading ofExpand
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Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for the Early Years (aged 0-4 years).
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), with assistance from multiple partners, stakeholders, and researchers, developed the first Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for the EarlyExpand
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Correlates of Total Sedentary Time and Screen Time in 9–11 Year-Old Children around the World: The International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment
Purpose Previously, studies examining correlates of sedentary behavior have been limited by small sample size, restricted geographic area, and little socio-cultural variability. Further, few studiesExpand
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Evidence of an Overweight/Obesity Transition among School-Aged Children and Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review
Background Prevalence of childhood overweight/obesity has increased considerably in recent years. The transition to higher rates of overweight/obesity has been well documented in high incomeExpand
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