Picture of DNA strand

Pioneering chemical biology & medicinal chemistry through Open Access research...

Strathprints makes available scholarly Open Access content by researchers in the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, based within the Faculty of Science.

Research here spans a wide range of topics from analytical chemistry to materials science, and from biological chemistry to theoretical chemistry. The specific work in chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, as an example, encompasses pioneering techniques in synthesis, bioinformatics, nucleic acid chemistry, amino acid chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, biophysical chemistry and NMR spectroscopy.

Explore the Open Access research of the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry. Or explore all of Strathclyde's Open Access research...

Physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep : movement behaviours in early life

Okely, Anthony D and Tremblay, Mark S and Reilly, John J and Draper, Catherine E and Bull, Fiona (2018) Physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep : movement behaviours in early life. Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, 2 (4). pp. 233-235. ISSN 2352-4642

[img]
Preview
Text (Okely-etal-LCAH-2018-Physical-activity-sedentary-behaviour-and-sleep-movement-behaviours-in-early-life)
Okely_etal_LCAH_2018_Physical_activity_sedentary_behaviour_and_sleep_movement_behaviours_in_early_life.pdf
Accepted Author Manuscript
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 logo

Download (591kB)| Preview

    Abstract

    In 2016, at least 41 million children younger than 5 years worldwide were estimated to be overweight or obese, and this number is likely to increase to at least 50 million by 2030. Although the prevalence of overweight or obesity among children younger than 5 years has plateaued in some developed countries, rates have increased among children in low-income and middle-income countries in the past 15 years. Obesity at a young age is likely to continue in adolescence and adulthood, resulting in various health and social consequences.