Journal article

Cross-Sectional Associations of Total Daily Volume and Activity Patterns across the Activity Spectrum with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents

Simone JJM Verswijveren, Karen E Lamb, Anna Timperio, Jo Salmon, Rohan M Telford, Robin M Daly, Ester Cerin, Clare Hume, Lisa S Olive, Kelly A Mackintosh, Melitta A McNarry, Nicola D Ridgers

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health | MDPI | Published : 2020

Abstract

Sedentary and physical activity patterns (bouts/breaks) may be important for cardiometabolic health in early life. This study aimed to examine cross-sectional associations of total daily volume and patterns across the activity spectrum with cardiometabolic risk factors in youth aged 7-13 years. Objectively measured accelerometer and cardiometabolic risk factor data were pooled from two studies (n = 1219; 69% valid accelerometry). Total daily volume of sedentary time and light-, moderate-, and vigorous-intensity physical activity was determined. Time in sustained bouts and median bout lengths of all intensities and breaks in sedentary time were also calculated. Outcomes included body mass ind..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) Council


Awarded by NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship


Awarded by Future Leader Fellowship from the National Heart Foundation of Australia


Awarded by NHMRC Center of Research Excellence


Awarded by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC/National Heart Foundation of Australia Postgraduate Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This research is secondary data analysis and did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors. The LOOK trial received funding from The Commonwealth Education Trust and the Canberra Hospital Clinical Trials Unit. Transform-Us! was supported by a National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) Council Project Grant (Award ID: 533815) and a Diabetes Australia Research Trust grant. S.J.J.M.V. holds a Deakin University PhD Scholarship. J.S. was supported by an NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship during completion of this study (APP1026216). A.T. was supported by a Future Leader Fellowship from the National Heart Foundation of Australia (100046) during the course of this work. J.S. and A.T. received funding support from the NHMRC Center of Research Excellence (APP1057608). C.H. was supported by a National Heart Foundation of Australia post-doctoral fellowship during the completion of the study. E.C. is supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (FT140100085). L.S.O. is supported by an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Fellowship from Deakin University and was supported by the NHMRC/National Heart Foundation of Australia Postgraduate Fellowship during the LOOK trial (APP1056551). N.D.R. is supported by a Future Leader Fellowship from the National Heart Foundation of Australia (101895).