Correlates of objectively measured physical activity in obese children.

@article{Morgan2008CorrelatesOO,
  title={Correlates of objectively measured physical activity in obese children.},
  author={Philip J Morgan and Anthony D Okely and Dylan Paul Cliff and Rachel A Jones and Louise A. Baur},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 12},
  pages={2634-41}
}
The aim of this study was to identify potential correlates of objectively measured physical activity in a sample of obese children. A cross-sectional design was used to assess 137 5-9-year-old obese children (mean +/- s.d. age = 8.3 +/- 1.1 years; mean BMI z-score = 2.76 +/- 0.70; 58% girls) from two regional cities in New South Wales, Australia, before commencement in a treatment trial. Correlates examined included age, BMI z, parental BMI, perceived competence, health-related quality of life… CONTINUE READING

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