Routine stair climbing in place of residence and Body Mass Index: a pan-European population based study

@article{Shenassa2008RoutineSC,
  title={Routine stair climbing in place of residence and Body Mass Index: a pan-European population based study},
  author={Edmond D Shenassa and Megan Frye and Matthias Braubach and Constantine Daskalakis},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={490-494}
}
Objective:Stair climbing is highlighted as a component of a regiment of daily physical activity by various health agencies. This study examined the association between daily stair climbing, as measured by floor of residence in buildings without elevators, and body mass index (BMI).Methods:We analyzed data from a cross-sectional survey of housing and health, conducted by the WHO in eight European cities in 2002 and 2003. BMI was computed from self-reported height and weight; respondent and… CONTINUE READING

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