School-level correlates of physical activity intensity in 10-year-old children

van Sluijs, Esther M. F., Jones, Natalia R. ORCID:, Jones, Andrew P., Sharp, Stephen J., Harrison, Flo and Griffin, Simon J. (2011) School-level correlates of physical activity intensity in 10-year-old children. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 6 (Sup. 3). e574-e581. ISSN 1747-7166

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Purpose. Little is known about school environmental factors that promote or inhibit activity, especially from studies using objective measures in large representative samples. We therefore aimed to study associations between activity intensities and physical and social school environmental factors. Methods. A population-based sample of 1 908 British children (SPEEDY study), mean age 10.3 years (Standard deviation [SD]: 0.3), recruited from 92 schools across Norfolk, UK, with valid activity data (assessed with Actigraph accelerometers). Outcome measures were school-based (8 am4 pm on weekdays) time (in minutes) spent in sedentary (

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Depositing User: Rosie Cullington
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2011 10:56
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2022 01:08
DOI: 10.3109/17477166.2010.518239

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