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Combining GPS, GIS, and accelerometry to explore the physical activity and environment relationship in children and young people – a review
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Findings suggest that roads and streets, school grounds, and the home location are important locations for total PA, and moderate to vigorous PA (MVPA), and that domestic gardens may be an important area for higher intensity activity. Expand
Seasonal variation in the distribution of daily stepping in 11-13 year old school children.
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Total steps/day masked sex differences within specific hours of the day, particularly evening times, required to fully understand differences between sexes and across seasons. Expand
Walkability around primary schools and area deprivation across Scotland
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It is essential that less walkable areas are provided with the resources to improve opportunities to engage in active travel, as few studies have compared BE features by deprivation across a whole country. Expand
Children's mobility and environmental exposures in urban landscapes: A cross-sectional study of 10–11 year old Scottish children
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It was found that children often used specific amenities outside their home neighbourhood, even if they were also available close to home, independently of proximity to home. Expand
Comparison of two methods to assess physical activity prevalence in children: an observational study using a nationally representative sample of Scottish children aged 10–11 years
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Gender differences exist within this age-group, suggesting greater investment, with particular consideration of seasonality, is needed for targeted intervention work in younger children. Expand
Active commute to school: does distance from school or walkability of the home neighbourhood matter? A national cross-sectional study of children aged 10–11 years, Scotland, UK
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Investment is needed in existing less walkable neighbourhoods to provide infrastructure to support opportunities for children’s ATS, with the relationship between walkability and ATS more complex than the clear-cut association between distance and A TS. Expand
Considerations in Processing Accelerometry Data to Explore Physical Activity and Sedentary Time in Older Adults.
TLDR
Investigation of the impact of three potentially important criteria on older adults, physical activity, and sedentary time showed low-frequency extension on 90-min nonwear time and >1,041 counts/min showed significantly higher light and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and lower sedentaryTime. Expand
Objective assessment of intensity categorization of the previous day physical activity recall questionnaire in 11-13 year old children.
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Over all codes children demonstrated that they could distinguish between light and moderate and in some objective measures between moderate and hard, but not between hard and very hard ActInt. Expand
Physical Activity Guidelines and Recommendations
The main goal of Physical Activity (PA) guidelines is to provide a structured and systematic set of evidence-based statements/recommendations that guide the public to improve their health through PA.Expand
The prevalence of upright non-stepping time in comparison to stepping time in 11-13 year old school children across seasons.
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Adolescents spent a greater amount of time upright and not stepping than they did stepping, in both winter and summer, and the observed seasonal effects for both UNSt(time) and USt( time) provide important information for behaviour change intervention programs. Expand
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