Teresa Whited

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The purpose of this study was to determine if light physical activity (LPA) minimizes the impairment of cardiometabolic risk factors following a typical meal in adolescents. Eighteen adolescents (50% male, 14.8 ± 2.3 yrs) consumed a meal (32% fat, 14% protein, 53% carbohydrate), then completed a walking (1.5 mph for 45 min of each hour) or sitting treatment(More)
PURPOSE To examine sitting time and cardiometabolic disease risk in US adolescents. METHODS Data from the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) were utilized. Self-reported daily sitting was ascertained by total time in seated activities. Cardiometabolic disease risk was defined by using age- and sex-specific metabolic(More)
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