A comparison of factors associated with physical inactivity among East Asian college students.

  title={A comparison of factors associated with physical inactivity among East Asian college students.},
  author={Dong-Chul Seo and Mohammad R. Torabi and Ming Kai Chin and Sen Huang and Chee Keong Chen and Magdalena Mo Ching Mok and Patricia Jo Wong and Michael Yong Hwa Chia and Chung Gun Lee and Chunyun Wang},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  volume={19 3},
BACKGROUND Little is known on the level of physical inactivity and its behavioral and cultural correlates among East Asian college students. PURPOSE The aim of this study is to examine and compare the level and behavioral and cultural correlates of physical inactivity among college students in Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, and Malaysia. METHOD Data were collected from a representative sample of college students (N = 12,137) in five East Asian economies during the 2008-2009… CONTINUE READING

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