The association between accelerometer-measured patterns of sedentary time and health risk in children and youth: results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey

@inproceedings{Colley2013TheAB,
  title={The association between accelerometer-measured patterns of sedentary time and health risk in children and youth: results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey},
  author={Rachel Christine Colley and Didier Garriguet and Ian Janssen and Suzy Lai Wong and Travis J Saunders and Valerie Carson and Mark Stephen Tremblay},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Self-reported screen time is associated with elevated health risk in children and youth; however, research examining the relationship between accelerometer-measured sedentary time and health risk has reported mixed findings. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between accelerometer-measured patterns of sedentary time and health risk in children and youth. METHODS The results are based on 1,608 children and youth aged 6 to 19 years from the Canadian Health… CONTINUE READING
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