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A comparison of direct versus self-report measures for assessing physical activity in adults: a systematic review
BackgroundAccurate assessment is required to assess current and changing physical activity levels, and to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions designed to increase activity levels. This studyExpand
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A comparison of indirect versus direct measures for assessing physical activity in the pediatric population: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND Accurate assessment of physical activity (PA) in children and adolescents is required to establish PA levels, monitor changes and inform public healthy policy. This study systematicallyExpand
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Physical activity and sedentary behavior during the early years in Canada: a cross-sectional study
BackgroundPhysical activity and sedentary behavior habits are established during early childhood, yet only recently has objectively measured data been available on children aged 5 years and younger.Expand
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Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (0–4 years): An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep
BackgroundThe Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology convened representatives of national organizations, research experts, methodologists, stakeholders, and end-users who followed rigorous andExpand
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Physical Activity Promotion in the Preschool Years: A Critical Period to Intervene
The primary aim of this paper is to provide a rationale for the necessity of intervening with a physical activity intervention in the preschool years and why the daycare environment is amenable toExpand
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Comparison of traditional measurements with macroglycogen and proglycogen analysis of muscle glycogen.
Traditionally, there have been two methods for measuring total muscle glycogen (Glytot), either by acid hydrolysis (AC) or by enzymatic hydrolysis (EZ). As well, it has been determined that rodentExpand
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Quantitative assessment of human muscle glycogen granules size and number in subcellular locations during recovery from prolonged exercise
Although data relating to muscle glycogen are interpreted as showing it is homogenous when quantified biochemically, it is actually in granules in specific subcellular locations. We hypothesized thatExpand
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Effects of modifying physical activity and sedentary behavior on psychosocial adjustment in overweight/obese children.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the relationship between changes in physical activity (PA), sedentary behavior, and physical self-perceptions and global self-worth in 30, 8-12 years old, overweight/obeseExpand
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Effects of Open-Loop Feedback on Physical Activity and Television Viewing in Overweight and Obese Children: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
OBJECTIVES. Television viewing and physical inactivity increase the risk of obesity in youth. Thus, identifying new interventions that increase physical activity and reduce television viewing wouldExpand
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Does Intervening in Childcare Settings Impact Fundamental Movement Skill Development?
PURPOSE Knowing that motor skills will not develop to their full potential without opportunities to practice in environments that are stimulating and supportive, we evaluated the effect of a physicalExpand
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