Differences between 9–11 year old British Pakistani and White British girls in physical activity and behavior during school recess

@inproceedings{Pollard2012DifferencesB9,
  title={Differences between 9–11 year old British Pakistani and White British girls in physical activity and behavior during school recess},
  author={Tessa M. Pollard and Yvonne C Hornby-Turner and Adarshini Ghurbhurrun and Nicola D. Ridgers},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND School recess provides an important opportunity for children to engage in physical activity. Previous studies indicate that children and adults of South Asian origin are less active than other ethnic groups in the United Kingdom, but have not investigated whether activity differs within the shared school environment. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that British Pakistani girls aged 9-11 years are less active during recess than White British girls. METHODS In Study… CONTINUE READING
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