Overweight children reduce their activity levels earlier in life than healthy weight children.

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OBJECTIVE To determine differences in the time overweight and nonoverweight youth spend on light, moderate, hard, and very hard activity plus gender and age differences in activity patterns. DESIGN AND SETTING This study was a cross-sectional design in a primary care hospital. PARTICIPANTS A total of 197 children and adolescents (4-16 years… (More)

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