Sedentary behaviors, physical activity behaviors, and body fat in 6-year-old children: the Generation R Study

@inproceedings{Wijtzes2014SedentaryBP,
  title={Sedentary behaviors, physical activity behaviors, and body fat in 6-year-old children: the Generation R Study},
  author={Anne I. Wijtzes and Selma H. Bouthoorn and Wilma Jansen and O. H. Franco and Albert Hofman and Vincent W V Jaddoe and Hein Raat},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Childhood overweight and obesity is a major public health concern. Knowledge on modifiable risk factors is needed to design effective intervention programs. This study aimed to assess associations of children's sedentary behaviors (television viewing and computer game use) and physical activity behaviors (sports participation, outdoor play, and active transport to/from school) with three indicators of body fat, i.e., percent fat mass, body mass index (BMI) standard deviation scores… CONTINUE READING
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