Longitudinal modeling of adiposity in periadolescent Greek schoolchildren.

@article{Koutedakis2005LongitudinalMO,
  title={Longitudinal modeling of adiposity in periadolescent Greek schoolchildren.},
  author={Yiannis Koutedakis and Constantin Bouziotas and Andreas D Flouris and Paul N Nelson},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 12},
  pages={2070-4}
}
PURPOSE Obesity has an etiology that is multidimensional in nature. Given the dearth of longitudinal data, we examined changes in adipose tissue (Ad) in relation to physical activity levels (PA), aerobic fitness (AF), and energy intake (EI) in Greek schoolchildren, as they progressed from age 12 to 14 yr. METHODS This was a 2-yr and three-time-point (TP) study. Participants (N=210 (TP1); =204 (TP2); =198 (TP3)) were assessed for anthropometry, maturity status, Ad, PA, AF, and EI. Mean values… CONTINUE READING

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