Introduction to Physical Activity Measurement

Stuart J. Fairclough, Robert J. Noonan

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Abstract

Over the past three decades the study of pediatric physical inactivity has become a public health concern. The decreases in physical activity have been associated with obesity and numerous hypokinetic diseases. In accordance with this public health concern, the study of pediatric physical activity has become a central part of research in the health and exercise science fields.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity
EditorsTimothy A. Brusseau, Stuart Fairclough, David Lubans
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter12
Pages251-260
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781138331549
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2020

Publication series

NameRoutledge International Handbooks
PublisherRoutledge

Keywords

  • Physical Activity

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