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Effect of accelerometer cut-off points on the recommended level of physical activity for obesity prevention in children

Gába A et al.
Used Parameters : BW, BMI, PBF

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Czech

Journal : PLoS One

There is no general consensus regarding which accelerometer cut-off point (CoP) is most acceptable to estimate the time spent in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in children and choice of an appropriate CoP primarily remains a subjective decision. Therefore, this study aimed to analyze the influence of CoP selection on the mean MVPA and to define the optimal thresholds of MVPA derived from different accelerometer CoPs to avoid overweight/obesity and adiposity in children aged 7 to 12 years. Three hundred six …
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