Demographic, Physiologic, and Psychosocial Correlates of Physical Activity in Structured Exercise and Sports Among Low-Income, Overweight Children.

@article{Hatfield2015DemographicPA,
  title={Demographic, Physiologic, and Psychosocial Correlates of Physical Activity in Structured Exercise and Sports Among Low-Income, Overweight Children.},
  author={Daniel Philip Hatfield and Virginia Rall Chomitz and Kenneth K. H. Chui and Jennifer M. Sacheck and Christina D Economos},
  journal={Journal of nutrition education and behavior},
  year={2015},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={452-8.e1}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe correlates of physical activity (PA) in structured exercise and structured sports sessions among low-income, overweight children participating in a community-based PA program. METHODS A total of 93 children (55% male; 91% Hispanic) aged 8-14 years were included. Participants wore pedometers in a sample of 10 of 59 total sessions offered; mean steps per minute were calculated for structured exercise and sports sessions. Separate multivariable regression models tested… CONTINUE READING
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