Association of physical activity with risk of metabolic syndrome: findings from a cross-sectional study conducted in rural area, Nantong, China.

@article{Xiao2016AssociationOP,
  title={Association of physical activity with risk of metabolic syndrome: findings from a cross-sectional study conducted in rural area, Nantong, China.},
  author={Jing Xiao and Chuanli Wu and Guangfei Xu and Jianping Huang and Yuexia Gao and Qingyun Lu and Tianqi Hua and Hui Cai},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 19},
  pages={
          1839-48
        }
}
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome increases rapidly worldwide, and its association with physical activity (PA) varies with race and lifestyles. Little is known about the association in rural China. The Nantong Metabolic Syndrome Study recruited 13,505 female and 6997 male participants in 2007 and 2008. Socio-demographic characteristics, and physiological and behavioural data were collected. Logistic regression model was applied to estimate associations of metabolic syndrome and its… CONTINUE READING
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