Physical activity from childhood to adulthood: a 21-year tracking study.

@article{Telama2005PhysicalAF,
  title={Physical activity from childhood to adulthood: a 21-year tracking study.},
  author={Risto Telama and Xiaolin Yang and Jorma S. A. Viikari and Ilkka A. T. V{\"a}lim{\"a}ki and Olli Wanne and Olli T. Raitakari},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={
          267-73
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate stability of physical activity from childhood and adolescence to adulthood in multiple age cohorts, and analyze how well adult physical activity can be predicted by various physical activity variables measured in childhood and adolescence. METHODS The data were drawn from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. The study was started in 1980, when cohorts of randomly sampled boys and girls aged 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, and 18 years (total of… CONTINUE READING
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