The relationship between pedometer-determined and self-reported physical activity and body composition variables in college-aged men and women.

@article{Mestek2008TheRB,
  title={The relationship between pedometer-determined and self-reported physical activity and body composition variables in college-aged men and women.},
  author={Michael Louis Mestek and Eric P Plaisance and Peter Walter Grandjean},
  journal={Journal of American college health : J of ACH},
  year={2008},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={
          39-44
        }
}
UNLABELLED Pedometer-determined physical activity (PA) is inversely related to body composition in middle-aged adults; however, researchers have not established such a relationship in college students. OBJECTIVE AND PARTICIPANTS In this study, the authors attempted to characterize PA and examine its relationship with body composition in undergraduate college students (N = 88). METHODS The authors measured the BC of 44 women (M age = 21 +/- 1 year, M body mass index [BMI] = 23.9 +/- 4 kg/m2… CONTINUE READING
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