Association between Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Risk in Chinese Youth Independent of Age and Pubertal Stage

@inproceedings{Kong2010AssociationBP,
  title={Association between Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Risk in Chinese Youth Independent of Age and Pubertal Stage},
  author={Alice P. S. Kong and Kai Chow Choi and Albert M. C. Li and Stanley Sai-chuen Hui and Michael H M Chan and Yun Kwok Wing and Ronald Ching Wan Ma and Christopher W K Lam and Joseph T F Lau and Wing-Yee So and Gary T. Ko and Juliana C. Chan},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Childhood and adolescence are critical periods of habit formation with substantial tracking of lifestyle and cardiovascular risk into adulthood. There are various guidelines on recommended levels of physical activity in youth of school-age. Despite the epidemic of obesity and diabetes in China, there is a paucity of data in this regard in Chinese youth. We examined the association of self-reported level of physical activity and cardiovascular risk in Hong Kong Chinese youth of school… CONTINUE READING
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