Age and gender differences in objectively measured physical activity in youth.

@article{Trost2002AgeAG,
  title={Age and gender differences in objectively measured physical activity in youth.},
  author={Stewart Trost and Russell R Pate and James F. Sallis and Patty S. Freedson and Wendell C Taylor and Marsha Dowda and John R Sirard},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={350-5}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate age and gender differences in objectively measured physical activity (PA) in a population-based sample of students in grades 1-12. METHODS Participants (185 male, 190 female) wore a CSA 7164 accelerometer for 7 consecutive days. To examine age-related trends, students were grouped as follows: grades 1-3 (N = 90), grades 4-6 (N = 91), grades 7-9 (N = 96), and grades 10-12 (N = 92). Bouts of PA and minutes spent in moderate-to-vigorous PA (MVPA… CONTINUE READING
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