Time use and physical activity: a shift away from movement across the globe.

@article{Ng2012TimeUA,
  title={Time use and physical activity: a shift away from movement across the globe.},
  author={Shu Wen Ng and Barry M Popkin},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={659-80}
}
Technology linked with reduced physical activity (PA) in occupational work, home/domestic work, and travel and increased sedentary activities, especially television viewing, dominates the globe. Using detailed historical data on time allocation, occupational distributions, energy expenditures data by activity, and time-varying measures of metabolic equivalents of task (MET) for activities when available, we measure historical and current MET by four major PA domains (occupation, home production… CONTINUE READING
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