Accelerometer-measured daily physical activity related to aerobic fitness in children and adolescents.

@article{Dencker2011AccelerometermeasuredDP,
  title={Accelerometer-measured daily physical activity related to aerobic fitness in children and adolescents.},
  author={Magnus Dencker and Lars Bo Andersen},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 9},
  pages={887-95}
}
Maximum oxygen uptake (VO(2PEAK)) is generally considered to be the best single marker for aerobic fitness. While a positive relationship between daily physical activity and aerobic fitness has been established in adults, the relationship appears less clear in children and adolescents. The purpose of this paper is to summarise recently published data on the relationship between daily physical activity, as measured by accelerometers, and VO(2PEAK) in children and adolescents. A PubMed search was… CONTINUE READING

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