Association of objectively measured physical activity with body components in European adolescents

@inproceedings{JimenezPavn2013AssociationOO,
  title={Association of objectively measured physical activity with body components in European adolescents},
  author={David Jimenez-Pav{\'o}n and Amaya Fern{\'a}ndez-V{\'a}zquez and Ute Alexy and Raquel Pedrero and Magdalena Cuenca-Garc{\'i}a and Angela Maria Polito and J{\'e}r{\'e}my Vanhelst and Yannis Manios and Anthony George Kafatos and D{\'e}n{\'e}s Molnar and Michael Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m and Luis A Moreno},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity (PA) is suggested to contribute to fat loss not only through increasing energy expenditure "per se" but also increasing muscle mass; therefore, it would be interesting to better understand the specific associations of PA with the different body's components such as fat mass and muscle mass. The aim of the present study was to examine the association between objectively measured PA and indices of fat mass and muscle components independently of each other giving, at… CONTINUE READING
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