Pedometer-determined walking and body composition variables in African-American women.

@article{Hornbuckle2005PedometerdeterminedWA,
  title={Pedometer-determined walking and body composition variables in African-American women.},
  author={Lyndsey M. Hornbuckle and David Bassett and Dixie L. Thompson},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={1069-74}
}
PURPOSE This study evaluated the relationship between pedometer-determined physical activity and body composition variables in middle-aged, African-American women. METHODS Height, weight, waist circumference, hip circumference, and percent body fat were measured in 69 African-American females (mean age 51.4 +/- 5.4 yr). Subjects wore a pedometer for seven consecutive days, and average steps per day (i.e, walking volume) were compared with each anthropometric variable. Caloric intake was… CONTINUE READING

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