Activity Profiles and the Associations With Weight Status in Population Studies of Young Children: Are There Gender Differences?
作者: Aoife O’NeillKieran DowdClodagh O’GormanAilish HanniganCathal WalshHelen Purtill
刊名: Pediatric Exercise Science, 2017, Vol.29 (1), pp.131-144
来源数据库: Human Kinetics
原始语种摘要: Profiling activity behaviors in young children is important to understand changes in weight status over time. The purpose of this study is to identify activity profiles from self- and parental-reported Physical Activity (PA) and Sedentary Behavior (SB) variables by gender, and determine if the identified profiles are predictive of weight change from age 9–13 years.;;Cluster analysis was used to generate activity profiles for the National Longitudinal Study of 8570 9-year-old children (Growing Up in Ireland).;;5.4% of boys were found to be obese. Four cohesive activity profiles were identified for boys, with 7.3% of boys in the least active group identified as obese compared with 4.1% in the most active group. The odds of a normal weight 9-year-old boy in the least active profile becoming...
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  • weight 
  • activity 活度
  • variables 变量
  • active 活动的
  • predictive 预言
  • identify 视为同一
  • obese 肥胖的
  • gender 性别
  • least 最少的
  • parental 父母