Physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep in Canadian children: parent-report versus direct measures and relative associations with health risk.

@article{Colley2012PhysicalAS,
  title={Physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep in Canadian children: parent-report versus direct measures and relative associations with health risk.},
  author={Rachel Christine Colley and Suzy Lai Wong and Didier Garriguet and Ian Janssen and Sarah Connor Gorber and Mark Stephen Tremblay},
  journal={Health reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={45-52}
}
BACKGROUND The accurate measurement of time devoted to physical activity, sedentary pursuits and sleep is difficult and varies considerably between surveys. This has implications for population surveillance and understanding how these variables relate to health. METHODS This sample of children (n = 878) was from the 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey. Moderate- to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), sedentary behaviour and sleep duration were assessed using both a questionnaire and… CONTINUE READING
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