Novel patterns of physical activity in a large sample of preschool-aged children.

Ruiz, Rachel M.

Sommer, Evan C.

Tracy, Dustin.

Banda, Jorge A.

Economos, Christina D.

JaKa, Megan M.

Evenson, Kelly R.

Buchowski, Maciej S.

Barkin, Shari L.

2018

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  • Background: Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), shown to be associated with health benefits, is not well-characterized in preschool-aged children. MVPA is commonly described as a threshold amount to achieve. We examined a novel way to characterize MVPA patterns in preschool-aged children by gender and age.

    Keywords: Physical activity, Childhood obesity, Prevention, Family, MVPA... read more
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