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The Association of the Body Composition of Children with 24-Hour Activity Composition

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 2019-02-07 15:14:18.275

This research analyses how a reallocation of time Australian children spend in sleep, sedentary time, light, and moderate-vigorous activities (MVPA) can affect children's body composition. They recommend maintaining MVPA during down-times, such as holidays, as being an important part of maintaining healthy weight.

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Dumuid, D., et al. The Association of the Body Composition of Children with 24-Hour Activity Composition. The Journal of Pediatrics, 28 January, 2019 [Epub ahead of print]