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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 ...
Correlates of objectively measured overweight/obesity and physical activity in Kenyan school children: results from ISCOLE-Kenya
(BioMed Central, 2014-05)
Background Childhood overweight/obesity and inadequate physical activity burden Western countries, and now, pose a growing threat to the health of children in low and middle income countries. Behavioural transitions toward ...
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 ...
The adiposity of children is associated with their lifestyle behaviors: a cluster analysis of school-aged children from 12 nations
(World Obesity Federation, 2016)
Background: The relationship between children’s adiposity and lifestyle behaviour patterns is an area of growing interest. Objectives: The objectives of this study are to identify clusters of children based on lifestyle ...
Assessment of Physical Fitness Status of Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities Participating in Special Olympics Programs in Nairobi County, Kenya
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
Information on the fitness status of people with disabilities in Kenya is scanty, particularly for those who participate in Special Olympics sports. The study aimed to assess the physical fitness level of athletes ...