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Objective measurement of habitual sedentry behavior in pre-school children: comparison of the activPAL with actigraph monitor

Martin, A. and McNeill, M and Penpraze, V and Dall, P and Granat, M and Paton, JY and Reilly, John (2011) Objective measurement of habitual sedentry behavior in pre-school children: comparison of the activPAL with actigraph monitor. Pediatric Exercise Science, 23 (4). pp. 468-476. ISSN 0899-8493

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Abstract

Tracking of total physical activity (PA), moderate to vigorous activity (MVPA), and sedentary behavior was assessed in young children (mean age at baseline 3.8 years) over a 2-year period using the Actigraph accelerometer.