How active are children in Toronto? A comparison with accelerometry data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey.

@article{Stone2013HowAA,
  title={How active are children in Toronto? A comparison with accelerometry data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey.},
  author={Michelle R. Stone and Guy E Faulkner and Ronald N. Buliung},
  journal={Chronic diseases and injuries in Canada},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={61-8}
}
INTRODUCTION The Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) is the most comprehensive direct health measures survey ever conducted in Canada. Results show that the majority of children and youth (93%) do not meet current physical activity recommendations for health. CHMS data have not yet been considered alongside an independent sample of Canadian youth; such a Canadian-context examination could support CHMS results and contribute to discussions regarding accelerometry data reduction protocols… CONTINUE READING
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