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Madhura Phansikar and Sean P. Mullen

physical activity guidelines (600 MET/week) through the respective activities. About 600 MET/week was chosen as the cutoff because it aligns with the Centre for Disease Control’s recommendation for physical activity (i.e., 150 min of moderate-intensity activity/week). Those above the cutoff were considered

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Guy El Hajj Boutros, José A. Morais and Antony D. Karelis

meet these physical activity guidelines ( Statistics Canada, 2015 ) (physical activity was measured using an activity monitor). It should also be noted that older adults who do not meet these recommendations still achieve certain health benefits such as a reduction in cardiovascular diseases ( Manson

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

18 years reported that 39.9% were active gamers who met physical activity guidelines, that they tended to spend more time watching DVDs or television (TV), and/or that they were more overweight or obese than nonactive gamers. 24 A Canadian study with a convenience sampling of adolescents aged 14 to

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Inácio Crochemore M. da Silva, Grégore I. Mielke, Andréa D. Bertoldi, Paulo Sergio Dourado Arrais, Vera Lucia Luiza, Sotero Serrate Mengue and Pedro C. Hallal

not meet the current physical activity guidelines, and this prevalence was similar between males and females. The widest difference between sexes was observed (among 15–24 y, the female prevalence of physical inactivity was almost 40% higher than male prevalence in the same age group—42.0% in females

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Deirdre Dlugonski, Katrina Drowatzky DuBose and Patrick Rider

vigorous physical activity per day. 3 For adults, national physical activity guidelines recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity (or 75 min of vigorous-intensity) aerobic physical activity per week. 2 Some evidence suggests that approximately 50% of young children 4 , 5 and adults 6 are

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Samantha M. Ross, Ellen Smit, Joonkoo Yun, Kathleen Bogart, Bridget Hatfield and Samuel W. Logan

Daily physical activity (PA) is associated with reduced risk for comorbid conditions 1 and more favorable school functioning related to attendance, cognitive performance, and classroom behaviors. 2 , 3 The most current National Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (2nd edition) recommends

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Alessandra Prioreschi and Lisa K. Micklesfield

. Physical Activity Guideline The majority (58%) of participants met the physical activity guidelines. There were no differences in BMI z score between those meeting the physical activity guideline and those not meeting the guideline ( P  = .32). There were also no differences in VAT between those meeting

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Paddy C. Dempsey, Chuck E. Matthews, S. Ghazaleh Dashti, Aiden R. Doherty, Audrey Bergouignan, Eline H. van Roekel, David W. Dunstan, Nicholas J. Wareham, Thomas E. Yates, Katrien Wijndaele and Brigid M. Lynch

bout durations) may be differentially associated with several cardiometabolic risk biomarkers and premature mortality. However, this evidence base is still maturing. As a result, the recently updated 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans now recognizes the importance of reducing sedentary

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Meghan K. Edwards and Paul D. Loprinzi

]=field_topic_area%3A3504 . Accessed January 1, 2016. 2. Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Report, 2008 . 2008 . . Accessed January 3, 2016. 3. Pollock ML , Franklin BA , Balady GJ , et al . AHA Science Advisory. Resistance exercise in

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Lisa Price, Katrina Wyatt, Jenny Lloyd, Charles Abraham, Siobhan Creanor, Sarah Dean and Melvyn Hillsdon

Behav Nutr Phys Act, 2015 ; 12 : 113 . PubMed ID: 26377803 doi:10.1186/s12966-015-0274-5 10.1186/s12966-015-0274-5 9. Mooses K , Maestu J , Riso EM , et al . Different methods yielded two-fold difference in compliance with physical activity guidelines on school days . PLoS ONE . 2016