Associations between physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and obesity in Mexican children

OBJECTIVE: To examine the independent relation of physical activity (PA) and cardiorespiratory fitness (fitness) with measures of obesity in Mexican children. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Children (N=193) in 5th and 6th grade from Guadalajara participated. Body mass index (BMI), sum of skinfolds (SS) and...

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Main Authors: Karla I Galavíz, Mark S Tremblay, Rachel Colley, Edtna Jáuregui, Juan López y Taylor, Ian Janssen
Format: Article
Published: Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública 2012-10-01
Series:Salud Pública de México
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