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15 results for "ISCOLE Study"

Model Accelerometer Paradata From The International Study Of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle And The Environment (ISCOLE)

  • Presented on May 30, 2014

Background: Accelerometry paradata (administrative data related to collection/management/treatment) are inconsistently reported or limited to accounts of valid days and average wear time. Purpose: To present a model for reporting accelerometry paradata collected from children (mean age 10 years) at the Baton Rouge, USA site of the International Study of ...

Effect of Epoch Length on Patterns of Stepping Cadence in Fourth-Grade School Children

  • Presented on May 29, 2014

Background: Children’s physical activity is often intermittent and sporadic. Shorter accelerometer epochs (e.g., 5 vs. 60 s) amplify children’s time spent at higher activity count-defined intensities; however, it remains unknown how accelerometer-determined estimates of time spent and steps accumulated within incremental cadence (steps/min) bands may be infl...

The Sedentary Scholar Prevails? Associations Between Physcial Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Academic Performance in Australian Children

  • Presented on April 2014

Background: Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), and more recently, sedentary behaviour, have well recognised health consequences. However, academic sequelae are less well understood. Some educators assert that promoting MVPA and discouraging sedentary behaviours in schools is important to maximise academic outcomes. Aim: To examine associations between MVPA, sedentary behaviour and academic ...

Correlates of objectively measured overweight/obesity and physical activity in Kenyan school children: results from ISCOLE-Kenya

  • Published on May 9, 2014

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 more sedentary lifestyles coupled with increased consumption of high calorie foods has resulted in rising proportions of overweight/obesity ...