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Are Children Like Werewolves? Full Moon and Its Association with Sleep and Activity Behaviors in an International Sample of Children
(Frontiers Media, 2016)
In order to verify if the full moon is associated with sleep and activity behaviors, we used a 12-country study providing 33,710 24-h accelerometer recordings of sleep and activity. The present observational, cross-sectional ...
Joint Associations between Weekday and Weekend Physical Activity or Sedentary Time and Childhood Obesity
(HHS Public Access, 2019)
Objective—To evaluate the single and joint associations of objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sedentary time on week and weekend days with obesity in children from 12 countries across ...
Children and sports injuries-implications for prevention
(Kenyatta University & KAHPER-SD, 2003)
This paper gives an overview of the most common sports injuries that affect children and implications for the prevention of such injuries. The paper explains soft tissue injuries that are the most common injuries in ...
Maternal gestational diabetes and childhood obesity at age 9–11: results of a multinational study
(Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2016)
Aims/hypothesis The aim of this study was to examine the association between maternal gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and childhood obesity at age 9–11 years in 12 countries around the world. Methods A multinational ...
Mid-upper arm circumference as a screening tool for identifying children with obesity: a 12-country study
Background: No studies have examined if mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) can be an alternative screening tool for obesity in an international sample of children differing widely in levels of human development. Objective: ...