Differences in physical activity by gender, weight status and travel mode to school in Cypriot children.

@article{Loucaides2008DifferencesIP,
  title={Differences in physical activity by gender, weight status and travel mode to school in Cypriot children.},
  author={Constantinos A Loucaides and Russell Jago},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={107-11}
}
OBJECTIVE More information about children's physical activity during different periods of the day is needed. The purpose of this study was to describe children's physical activity during the segmented school day and examine potential differences during different periods of the day across gender, travel mode to school and weight status. METHODS School children (N=247) wore pedometers for four consecutive school days and recorded their steps during the before school period, the 20-min school… CONTINUE READING