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A comparative study of the determinants of physical activity, sedentary behaviours and dietary intake among Korean children in Korea and CanadaDownload
Background: The rising trends in youth physical inactivity are universal, especially among ethnic minority youth populations. Even though reduced physical activity levels and increased sedentary behaviours have influenced the current epidemic of overweight and obesity in children, little...
The growing prevalence of overweight and obesity in adolescents is of great concern. The objective of this research was to assess the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and individual factors such as: dietary intake, physical activity and sedentary behaviours; and to assess the...
The purposes of this thesis were to (1) examine the role of pubertal timing in sex differences in physical activity and sedentary behaviour in a representative sample of Korean adolescents, (2) investigate the roles of psychosocial correlates of the relationship between pubertal status and...
Movement behaviours, body mass index, and demographics of toddlers and preschoolers attending Alberta child care centresDownload
The overall objective of this thesis was to quantify levels of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep (movement behaviours), and determine how they are related to body mass index (BMI) in toddlers and preschoolers, while considering the impact of demographic variables. A sample of...