Objectively recorded physical activity in early pregnancy: a multiethnic population-based study.

@article{Berntsen2014ObjectivelyRP,
  title={Objectively recorded physical activity in early pregnancy: a multiethnic population-based study.},
  author={Sveinung Berntsen and K{\aa}re R{\o}nn Richardsen and Kjersti M{\o}rkrid and Line Sletner and K{\aa}re I Birkeland and Anne Karen Jenum},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          594-601
        }
}
This study aimed to compare objectively recorded physical activity (PA) levels and walking steps among pregnant women. Cross-sectional data from a multiethnic cohort (n = 823) of pregnant women consisting of 44% from Western countries, 24% from South Asia, 14% from Middle East, and 18% from other countries. PA and steps were recorded by the activity monitor SenseWear™ Pro3 Armband. A total of 678 women were included in the analysis. Western women walked significantly more steps and had higher… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Similar Papers

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 CITATIONS

Objectively recorded physical activity and the association with gestational diabetes.

  • Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports
  • 2014
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
CITES METHODS & BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Physical Activity During Pregnancy is Associated with Improved Breastfeeding Outcomes: A Prospective Cohort Study

  • International journal of environmental research and public health
  • 2019
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 38 REFERENCES

Exercise during pregnancy: a review of patterns and determinants.

  • Journal of science and medicine in sport
  • 2011
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Correlates of physical activity among pregnant women in the United States.

  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
  • 2005
VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Correlates of recreational physical activity in early pregnancy.

  • The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians
  • 2003
VIEW 7 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Exercise during pregnancy among US women.

  • Annals of epidemiology
  • 1996
VIEW 6 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL