Leisure-time physical activity and nutrition: a twin study.

  title={Leisure-time physical activity and nutrition: a twin study.},
  author={Mirva Rintala and Arja Lyytik{\"a}inen and Tuija Leskinen and Markku Al{\'e}n and Kirsi Hannele Pietil{\"a}inen and Jaakko Kaprio and Urho M Kujala},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={14 5},
OBJECTIVE To determine the association between long-term leisure-time physical activity/inactivity and eating behaviours in twin pairs discordant for physical activity for 30 years. DESIGN Co-twin control design with cross-sectional data collection using questionnaire on eating habits and 5 d food diary. Differences in eating behaviours between physically active and inactive co-twins were analysed with pairwise tests. SETTING Finland. SUBJECTS Sixteen same-sex twin pairs (seven… CONTINUE READING

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