Declines in physical activity and higher systolic blood pressure in adolescence.


The authors examined the potential association between changes in the number of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) sessions per week, adiposity, and systolic blood pressure (SBP) during adolescence. SBP and anthropometric factors were assessed biannually (1999/2000, 2002, and 2004) in a cohort of 1,293 Canadian adolescents aged 12-13 years in… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwp255

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