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Micro-costing and a cost-consequence analysis of the ‘Girls Active’ programme: A cluster randomised controlled trial

advice and support over the course of the study. Finally we thank the Youth Sport Trust for all their help and an inspiring collaboration. Author Contributions Conceptualization: Deirdre M. Harrington ... acquisition: Melanie J. Davies. Investigation: Joanna M. Charles. Methodology: Joanna M. Charles, Deirdre M. Harrington, Melanie J. Davies, Charlotte L. Edwardson, Trish Gorely, Danielle H. Bodicoat, Kamlesh

Criterion and Concurrent Validity of the activPAL™ Professional Physical Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females

Background The activPAL has been identified as an accurate and reliable measure of sedentary behaviour. However, only limited information is available on the accuracy of the activPAL activity count function as a measure of physical activity, while no unit calibration of the activPAL has been completed to date. This study aimed to investigate the criterion validity of the activPAL...

Cross-Sectional analysis of levels and patterns of objectively measured sedentary time in adolescent females

Background Adolescent females have been highlighted as a particularly sedentary population and the possible negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle are being uncovered. However, much of the past sedentary research is based on self-report or uses indirect methods to quantity sedentary time. Total time spent sedentary and the possible intricate sedentary patterns of adolescent...

Cross-Sectional analysis of levels and patterns of objectively measured sedentary time in adolescent females

Adolescent females have been highlighted as a particularly sedentary population and the possible negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle are being uncovered. However, much of the past sedentary research is based on self-report or uses indirect methods to quantity sedentary time. Total time spent sedentary and the possible intricate sedentary patterns of adolescent females have...

Correlates of Total Sedentary Time and Screen Time in 9–11 Year-Old Children around the World: The International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment

Purpose Previously, studies examining correlates of sedentary behavior have been limited by small sample size, restricted geographic area, and little socio-cultural variability. Further, few studies have examined correlates of total sedentary time (SED) and screen time (ST) in the same population. This study aimed to investigate correlates of SED and ST in children around the...