Direct and self-reported measures of physical activity and sedentary behaviours by weight status in school-aged children: results from ISCOLE-Kenya.

@article{Muthuri2015DirectAS,
  title={Direct and self-reported measures of physical activity and sedentary behaviours by weight status in school-aged children: results from ISCOLE-Kenya.},
  author={Stella Kagwiria Muthuri and Lucy-Joy M Wachira and Vincent Ochieng Onywera and Mark Stephen Tremblay},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={2015},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={237-45}
}
BACKGROUND Previous work has shown little association between self-report and directly measured physical activity. The objective of this study was to investigate the relationships between self-reported and directly assessed measures of physical activity and sedentary time by weight status in Kenyan children. METHODS Direct assessment of body weight, physical activity and sedentary time of 563 children was collected through anthropometry and accelerometry, while self-reported assessment was… CONTINUE READING
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