Nathan A. Smith
University of Aberdeen
Internal medicinePediatricsCohort studyChildhood obesityBody mass indexObesityDiabetes mellitusMedicineBlood pressure
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#1Xueying Zhang (CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 5
#2Nathan A. Smith (Aberd.: University of Aberdeen)H-Index: 1
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Childhood obesity has increased enormously. Several lifestyle factors have been implicated, including decreased physical activity, partially involving a decline in active travel to school. We aimed to establish the association between school transport mode and physical activity levels of primary 6 and 7 children (aged 10–12). Secondary outcomes were body mass index standard deviation scores, blood pressure levels and lung function. A cross-sectional study was conducted with a total number of 432...
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