Activity compensation and activity synergy in British 8-13 year olds.

  title={Activity compensation and activity synergy in British 8-13 year olds.},
  author={Anna Goodman and Roger L. Mackett and James Paskins},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={53 4-5},
OBJECTIVES To examine whether children compensate for participating in physically active behaviors by reducing activity at other times (the 'activitystat' hypothesis); or alternatively become more active at other times (activity synergy). METHODS In 2002-2006, 345 British children (8-13 years) completed activity diaries and wore accelerometers. This generated 1077 days of data which we analyzed between-children (comparing all days) and within-child (comparing days from the same child… CONTINUE READING

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