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3 results for "TAAG Study"

Park Use and Corresponding Physical Activity Among Adolescent Girls

  • Added on June 14, 2012

Background Due to concern about United States (US) levels of physical activity among youth, in 2009 the American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement promoting environments and policies favoring physical activity, such as consideration of easier access to parks and open space. Parks provide free or low cost public space ...

School Level Intraclass Correlation for Physical Activity in Adolescent Girls

  • Published on 05/2004

Purpose The Trial for Activity in Adolescent Girls (TAAG) is a multi-center group-randomized trial to reduce the usual decline in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) among middle-school girls. In group-randomized trials, the group-level intraclass correlation (ICC) has a strong inverse relationship to power and a good estimate of ICC ...

Travel by Walking Before and After School Increases Physical Activity Among Adolescent Girls

  • Published on 02/2007

Objective To examine how travel by walking before and after school contributes to total physical activity of adolescent girls. Design Cross-sectional sample. Setting 36 middle schools from Arizona, Maryland, Minnesota, New Orleans, San Diego and South Carolina participating in the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls (TAAG). Participants—1721 6th grade girls ...