Behavioural and social correlates of sedentary time in young people

EMF van Sluijs, AS Page, Y Ommundsen, SJ Griffin

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    Abstract

    Objective. To identify behavioural and social correlates of objectively-measured sedentary time in young people. Design: Cross-sectional analysis of data from the European Youth Heart Study (EYHS). Setting: Schools in Denmark, Estonia, Portugal and Norway. Participants: Invited using a two-stage cluster sampling procedure. Analyses include 2107 children (9-10 years) and adolescents (14-15 years). Assessment of independent variables: Seven behavioral and 15 social variables assessed by parental and computerized child questionnaires. Main outcome measure: Sedentary activity as assessed by accelerometry (10-minute blocks at
    Translated title of the contributionBehavioural and social correlates of sedentary time in young people
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalBritish Journal of Sports Medicine
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    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008

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    Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group Ltd

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