Physical activity in relation to overweight and obesity in children and adolescents

@article{Molnar2000PhysicalAI,
  title={Physical activity in relation to overweight and obesity in children and adolescents},
  author={D{\'e}n{\'e}s Molnar and Barbara Livingstone},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={159},
  pages={S45-S55}
}
Fitness and physical activity levels of children and adolescents are commonly addressed but data on scientific investigations are both equivocal and methodologically diverse. The intensity and type of physical activity that benefit health and development during childhood are not known. Measurement of activity in children is problematic since there is no valid method of assessing activity levels that is feasible for use in large field studies. Most studies using self-report methods, heart rate… CONTINUE READING