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Alexandra Valencia-Peris, Joan Úbeda-Colomer, Jorge Lizandra, Carmen Peiró-Velert and José Devís-Devís

with a reduction in body fat and reduced sedentary behavior. 14 – 16 These reviews have also indicated that active gaming achieves moderate levels of physical activity. Some laboratory studies have even shown that active gaming achieves moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) , 17 , 18 although

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Angela Maria Hoyos-Quintero and Herney Andrés García-Perdomo

, between the ages of 1 and 6 years old, whose motor skills correspond to their age and who are not physically challenged in any way. Factors Environmental and sociocultural factors related to the performance of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) such as outdoor play, access to parks, the role of

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Kenneth E. Powell and Steven N. Blair

insufficient information for a conclusion in the report by the previous Committee in 2008. Moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) reduces the risk of excessive weight gain in adults, including pregnant women. In addition to reducing the risk for breast and colon cancer, MVPA reduces the risk for cancer

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Jocelyn Kernot, Lucy Lewis, Tim Olds and Carol Maher

-based physical activity intervention for postpartum women, delivered by a Facebook app, in improving (1) accelerometer measured moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and self-reported walking (primary aims) and (2) quality of life, body mass index, sleep, and depressive symptoms (secondary aims). An

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Yuko Hashimoto, Ko Matsudaira, Susumu S. Sawada, Yuko Gando, Ryoko Kawakami, Chihiro Kinugawa, Takashi Okamoto, Koji Tsukamoto, Motohiko Miyachi, Hisashi Naito and Steven N. Blair

; METs, metabolic equivalents. Table  2 shows the quartiles of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA; ≥3 METs) by each participant characteristic. A difference as great as 5000 steps was observed between the average daily step count between the groups with the highest and lowest amount of MVPA

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Ryan D. Burns, Youngwon Kim, Wonwoo Byun and Timothy A. Brusseau

. 13 , 14 Analyses used in past research linking gross motor skills with physical activity, specifically moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), has assumed independence of this construct with other behavioral compositional parts, such as sedentary times (SED) and light physical activity (LPA

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Meghan Edwards and Paul Loprinzi

behaviors (eg, physical activity) with AIP and the previously mentioned mixed results of experimental work on physical activity and AIP, the purpose of the present brief report was to examine the dose–response association of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and AIP among a nationally

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Koji Yonemoto, Takanori Honda, Hiro Kishimoto, Daigo Yoshida, Jun Hata, Naoko Mukai, Mao Shibata, Yoichiro Hirakawa, Toshiharu Ninomiya and Shuzo Kumagai

factor for metabolic syndrome, whereas total or nonprolonged sedentary time was not. 18 Activities with intensity between 1.5 and 3 METs were defined as activities of light physical activity (LPA). Activities of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) were defined as activities with intensity ≥3

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Philip von Rosen and Maria Hagströmer

-promoting strategies. Physical activity is associated with multiple health benefits, including psychological factors, such as improved quality of life, self-esteem, and mood, and decreased risk of depression. 13 – 15 Besides influencing psychological outcomes, more time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity

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David R. Paul, Ryan McGrath, Chantal A. Vella, Matthew Kramer, David J. Baer and Alanna J. Moshfegh

The significance of the relationship between physical activity and health has been well documented 1 – 4 and has led to the development of public health efforts to increase physical activity, moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in particular. 5 Similarly, considerable efforts have been