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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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Normal sleep patterns in infants and children: a systematic review of observational studies.
This is a systematic review of the scientific literature with regard to normal sleep patterns in infants and children (0-12 years). The review was conducted according to the Preferred Reporting ItemsExpand
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Longitudinal study of physical activity and inactivity in preschoolers: the FLAME study.
PURPOSE To investigate patterns of activity and inactivity in a birth cohort of children followed from 3 to 5 yr and to investigate whether changes in activity occurred over time. METHODS TwoExpand
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Risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome following the prevention campaign in New Zealand: a prospective study.
OBJECTIVES To identify the risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) following a national campaign to prevent SIDS. METHODS For 2 years (October 1, 1991 through September 30, 1993) dataExpand
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Results from the first year of the New Zealand cot death study.
New Zealand's high mortality rate from the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) prompted the development of the New Zealand cot death study. This report of the preliminary analysis of the first yearExpand
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Prevention and treatment of infant and childhood vitamin D deficiency in Australia and New Zealand: a consensus statement
Vitamin D deficiency has re‐emerged as a significant paediatric health issue, with complications including hypocalcaemic seizures, rickets, limb pain and fracture. A major risk factor for infants isExpand
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The influence of the mobility of Potamopyrgus jenkinsi (Smith, E. A.) (Prosobranchia: Hydrobiidae) on its spread
Revue rapide de la dispersion de l'espece (signalee pour la 1ere fois en 1859 dans l'estuaire du Thames) en Europe. Experiences sur le terrain et au laboratoire montrant sa motilite. P.j. peutExpand
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Longitudinal analysis of sleep in relation to BMI and body fat in children: the FLAME study
Objectives To determine whether reduced sleep is associated with differences in body composition and the risk of becoming overweight in young children. Design Longitudinal study with repeated annualExpand
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Dummies and the sudden infant death syndrome.
The association between dummy use and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) was investigated in 485 deaths due to SIDS in the postneonatal age group and compared with 1800 control infants. ParentalExpand
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