Title: Association between physical activity level and obesity prevalence: recent cross-sectional and longitudinal data. A review
Authors: Hulens, Maria ×
Vansant, Margareta
Lysens, Roeland
Claessens, Albrecht #
Issue Date: 1999
Series Title: Archives of Public Health vol:57 pages:185-196
Abstract: In general physical activity level is inversely associated with adiposity. Most of the evidence showing this relationship came from cross-sectional data. However, recently more cross-sectional and follow-up studies have been performed. Larger populations were examined and/or more precise methods to estimate physical activity were used. These investigations have emphasized again the importance of habitual physical activity and regular exercise, in preventing overweight and obesity. These recent studies are reviewed in the article
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Exercise Physiology Research Group
Environment and Health - miscellaneous
Physical Medicine and Revalidation Section (-)
Research Group for Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Nutrition (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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