Diagnostic quality of Actigraph-based physical activity cut-offs for children: what overweight/obesity references can tell?

@article{Guinhouya2009DiagnosticQO,
  title={Diagnostic quality of Actigraph-based physical activity cut-offs for children: what overweight/obesity references can tell?},
  author={Comlavi B Guinhouya and G{\'e}offroy K Ap{\'e}t{\'e} and Herv{\'e} Hubert},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={568-73}
}
BACKGROUND There is conflicting literature about Actigraph-based cut-off points (CoP) that define the lower limit of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) among children. The aim of the present study was to compare the diagnostic quality of Actigraph-based CoP relative to different body mass index (BMI) classification systems of the weight status of children. METHODS One hundred and thirteen children aged 8-11 years recruited from three randomly selected elementary schools wore the… CONTINUE READING