Determination of factors associated with physical activity levels among adolescents attending school in Kuantan, Malaysia.

@article{Dan2011DeterminationOF,
  title={Determination of factors associated with physical activity levels among adolescents attending school in Kuantan, Malaysia.},
  author={Sommit Dan and Nasir M T Mohd and M. S. Zalilah},
  journal={Malaysian journal of nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={175-87}
}
INTRODUCTION Findings from the National Health and Morbidity Survey III (MOH, 2008) indicate a 43.7% prevalence of physical inactivity among Malaysian adults. This sedentary lifestyle can also be observed among children and adolescents. METHODOLOGY A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine factors associated with physical activity levels of four hundred, 13 year-old adolescents in Kuantan, Pahang. Data on socio-demographic, health-related, and psychosocial factors were collected… CONTINUE READING
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