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Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Health in Children and Youth
There is currently a dearth of information suitable for the development of evidence-based physical activity and screen time guidelines for children and youth. The overarching purpose of this thesis was to generate findings ...
Advances in objectively measured movement behaviours in children
The objectives of this thesis were: 1) to develop and apply a novel method for objectively measuring the time children and adolescents spend engaged in different types of physical activity, 2) to develop and validate an ...
The Burden of Obesity and Physical Inactivity Across the Lifespan, with a Focus on Health-Related Quality of Life
Obesity and physical inactivity are major risk factors for numerous chronic diseases, conditions, and early mortality. Healthy body weight and physical activity (PA) are also positively associated with health-related ...