Influence of intensity of physical activity on adiposity and cardiorespiratory fitness in 5-18 year olds.

@article{Parikh2011InfluenceOI,
  title={Influence of intensity of physical activity on adiposity and cardiorespiratory fitness in 5-18 year olds.},
  author={Tvisha Ketan Parikh and Gareth Stratton},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          477-88
        }
}
Physical activity (PA) is being increasingly promoted in children in an attempt to curb the rising epidemic of childhood obesity and its future consequences of obesity and cardiovascular diseases in adulthood. Although many reviews and guidelines have been published regarding PA in children and adolescents, none have specifically focused on the influence of intensity of activity on the crucial health aspects of fatness and cardiorespiratory fitness. Therefore, we conducted an online search for… CONTINUE READING
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