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OBJECTIVE The aim of this systematic review was to summarise and update the existing literature on determinants of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in young people, considering the methodological quality of the studies. METHODS Prospective studies were identified from searches in PubMed and PsycINFO, from April 2004 through November 2010. The(More)
Hypertension is increasingly common in overweight and obese children. The mechanisms behind the development of hypertension in obesity are complex, and evidence is limited. In order to effectively treat obese children for hypertension, it is important to have a deeper understanding of the pathophysiology of hypertension in obese children. The present review(More)
INTRODUCTION The current focus on a physically active lifestyle in children puts children at increased physical activity-related injury risk. OBJECTIVE To summarise, in a systematic review, the evidence for the injury risk of several physical activity behaviours in 6- to 12-year-old children. METHODS An electronic search was performed in three databases(More)
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