Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Patterns Before and During Pregnancy in a Multi-ethnic Sample of Asian Women in Singapore

@article{Padmapriya2015PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Patterns Before and During Pregnancy in a Multi-ethnic Sample of Asian Women in Singapore},
  author={Natarajan Padmapriya and Liang Shen and Shu-E Soh and Zhe Shen and Kenneth Kwek and Keith M. Godfrey and Peter Gluckman and Yap-Seng Chong and Seang-Mei Saw and Falk M{\"u}ller-Riemenschneider},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={19},
  pages={2523-2535}
}
To describe physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) patterns before and during pregnancy among Chinese, Malay and Indian women. In addition, to investigate determinants of change in PA and SB during pregnancy. The Growing Up in Singapore Towards healthy Outcomes cohort recruited first trimester pregnant women. PA and SB (sitting time and television time) before and during pregnancy were assessed as a part of an interview questionnaire at weeks 26–28 gestational clinic visit. Total… CONTINUE READING