Associations between physical activity and fat mass in adolescents: the Stockholm Weight Development Study.

@article{Ekelund2005AssociationsBP,
  title={Associations between physical activity and fat mass in adolescents: the Stockholm Weight Development Study.},
  author={Ulf Ekelund and Martin G Neovius and Yvonne M Linn{\'e} and S\oren Brage and Nicholas J Wareham and Stephan R{\"o}ssner},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={355-60}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity is multifactorial. However, the accumulation of fat mass (FM) is proposed to be due to a positive energy balance, which may be caused by reduced physical activity (PA). OBJECTIVE The objectives of the study were to describe the independent associations between PA and FM in adolescents and to describe the intergenerational association of FM between mothers and their offspring. DESIGN We conducted a cross-sectional study in 445 (190 M, 255 F) 17-y-old adolescents and their… CONTINUE READING

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