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Changes in adolescents’ intake of sugarsweetened beverages and sedentary behaviour: results at 8 month mid-way assessment of the HEIA study - a comprehensive, multi-component school-based randomized trial
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-06-17)
Background: Inconsistent effects of school-based obesity prevention interventions may be related to how different subgroups receive them. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of an intervention program, ...
Recommended aerobic fitness level for metabolic health in children and adolescents: a study of diagnostic accuracy
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
Objective To define the optimal cut-off for low aerobic fitness and to evaluate its accuracy to predict clustering of risk factors for cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents. Design Study of diagnostic ...
Fat-free mass mediates the association between birth weight and aerobic fitness in youth
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-06)
Objective: To investigate whether birth weight acts as a biological determinant of later aerobic fitness, and whether fat free mass may mediate this association. Methods: The European Youth Heart Study (EYHS) is a ...
Secular trends in adiposity in Norwegian 9-year-olds from 1999-2000 to 2005
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-10-14)
Background: Due to the negative health consequences of childhood obesity monitoring trends in body mass and adiposity is essential. The purpose of this study was to describe secular trends in the prevalence of overweight ...
Objectively Measured Time Spent Sedentary Is Associated With Insulin Resistance Independent of Overall and Central Body Fat in 9- to 10-Year-Old Portuguese Children
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2007-12-10)
OBJECTIVE—We examined the independent relationships between objectively measured physical activity and insulin resistance in Portuguese children. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS—This is a school-based, cross-sectional study ...
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. ...