How active are we? Levels of routine physical activity in children and adults.

@article{Livingstone2003HowAA,
  title={How active are we? Levels of routine physical activity in children and adults.},
  author={M Barbara E Livingstone and Paula J Robson and Julie M. W. Wallace and Michelle C McKinley},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={
          681-701
        }
}
The accurate measurement of physical activity is fraught with problems in adults, but more especially in children because they have more complex and multi-dimensional activity patterns. In addition, the results of different studies are often difficult to interpret and compare, because of the diversity of methodological approaches, differences in data analysis and reporting, and the adoption of varying definitions of what constitutes an appropriate level of activity. Furthermore, inactivity is… CONTINUE READING

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