Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts.

Prenatal life exposures, potentially manifested as altered birth size, may influence the later risk of major chronic diseases through direct biologic effects on disease processes, but also by modifying adult behaviors such as physical activity that may influence later disease risk.We investigated th...

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Main Authors: Lise Geisler Andersen, Lars Angquist, Michael Gamborg, Liisa Byberg, Calle Bengtsson, Dexter Canoy, Johan G Eriksson, Marit Eriksson, Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, Lauren Lissner, Tom I Nilsen, Merete Osler, Kim Overvad, Finn Rasmussen, Minna K Salonen, Lene Schack-Nielsen, Tuija H Tammelin, Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen, Thorkild I A Sørensen, Jennifer L Baker, NordNet Study Group
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2009-12-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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