Université de Fribourg

Correlates of preschool children’s objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behavior: a cross-sectional analysis of the SPLASHY study

Schmutz, Einat A. ; Leeger-Aschmann, Claudia S. ; Radtke, Thomas ; Muff, Stefanie ; Kakebeeke, Tanja H. ; Zysset, Annina E. ; Messerli-Bürgy, Nadine ; Stülb, Kerstin ; Arhab, Amar ; Meyer, Andrea H. ; Munsch, Simone ; Puder, Jardena J. ; Jenni, Oskar G. ; Kriemler, Susi

In: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2017, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 1-13

Background: Identifying ways to promote physical activity and decrease sedentary time during childhood is a key public health issue. Research on the putative influences on preschool children’s physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) is limited and has yielded inconsistent results. Our aim was to identify correlates of PA and SB in preschool children. Methods: Cross-sectional data...