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Effects of exercise training on carotid intima-media thickness in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. Influence of carotid plaques
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-01-22)
Background: Carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) holds prognostic information for future cardiovascular disease and is associated with the extent of coronary atherosclerosis. We investigated the effect of exercise on cIMT ...
Objectively measured physical activity in home guard soldiers during military service and civilian life
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07)
Soldiers are encouraged to be physically active, and thereby maintain or increase their fitness level to meet job-related physical demands. However, studies on objectively measured physical activity (PA) in soldiers are ...
Are self-report measures able to define individuals as physically active or inactive?
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-02)
Purpose: Assess the agreement between commonly used self-report methods compared with objectively measured physical activity (PA) in defining the prevalence of individuals compliant with PA recommendations. Methods: Time ...
Effects of physical activity on schoolchildren's academic performance : The Active Smarter Kids (ASK) cluster-randomized controlled trial
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-09-07)
Objective: To investigate the effect of a seven-month, school-based cluster-randomized controlled trial on academic performance in 10-year-old children. Methods: In total, 1129 fifth-grade children from 57 elementary ...
Sedentary time and physical activity surveillance through accelerometer pooling in four european countries
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-12-10)
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to pool, harmonise and re-analyse national accelerometer data from adults in four European countries in order to describe population levels of sedentary time and physical inactivity. ...