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3 results for "CHAMPS Study"

Spinal pain is prospectively associated with cardiovascular risk factors in girls but not boys (CHAMPS study-DK)

  • Published on June 19, 2019

Purpose To examine the prospective associations between spinal pain exposures and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in children and explore the mediating role of health-related physical activity. Methods Students were recruited from ten public primary schools. Each week from November 2008 to October 2010, parents reported spinal pain occurrences in their children ...

Organized Sport Participation Is Associated with Higher Levels of Overall Health-Related Physical Activity in Children (CHAMPS Study-DK)

  • Published on Aug. 11, 2015

Introduction: Many children fail to meet international guideline recommendations for health-related activity (≥60 minutes/day of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity [MVPA]), and intervention studies to date have reported negligible effects. Objective: Explore the associations of organized leisure-time sport participation with overall physical activity levels and health-related physical activity guideline concordance. Methods: This ...

Motor Performance as Predictor of Physical Activity in Children: The CHAMPS Study-DK

  • Published on Dec. 23, 2014

Purpose: Physical activity is associated with several health benefits in children, and physical activity habits developed in childhood tend to persist into adulthood. Physical activity may be the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and motor performance has been shown to be positively associated with physical activity in cross-sectional studies. The ...