Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 9th, 2006
"The objectives of this study were to examine current levels of pedometer-determined physical activity in a multiethnic sample of New Zealand children and to investigate associations among weekday and weekend step counts, body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and percentage body fat (%BF)," scientists writing in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise report.
J.S. Duncan and colleagues working with Auckland University of Technology explained, "A total of 1115 children (536 boys, 579 girls) aged 5-12 yr wore sealed...
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