The inverse relationship between number of steps per day and obesity in a population-based sample – the AusDiab study

@article{Dwyer2007TheIR,
  title={The inverse relationship between number of steps per day and obesity in a population-based sample – the AusDiab study},
  author={T. Dwyer and David Hosmer and Trina Hosmer and Alison J Venn and Christopher Leigh Blizzard and Robert H Granger and Jennifer Ann Cochrane and Steven Noel Blair and Jonathan E Shaw and Paul Zev Zimmet and David 1. Dunstan},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={797-804}
}
Background:Physical activity (PA) is inversely associated with obesity but the effect has been difficult to quantify using questionnaires. In particular, the shape of the association has not yet been well described. Pedometers provide an opportunity to better characterize the association.Methods:Residents of households over the age of 25 years in randomly selected census districts in Tasmania were eligible to participate in the AusDiab cross-sectional survey conducted in 1999–2000. 1848… CONTINUE READING

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