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Ryan McGrath, Chantal A. Vella, Philip W. Scruggs, Mark D. Peterson, Christopher J. Williams and David R. Paul

and to identify how accelerometer wear time affects individual PAGA misclassifications. We also sought to determine how measurement error from low accelerometer wear time alters the results of a linear regression model examining the association between moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and

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Katie L. Cederberg, Robert W. Motl and Edward McAuley

physical activity for accruing the benefits associated with this health behavior ( Motl, Sebastiao, et al., 2016 ). We are aware of one study that reported older adults with MS engaged in less moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and more sedentary behavior than middle-aged and young adults with

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Stephanie L. Stockwell, Lindsey R. Smith, Hannah M. Weaver, Daniella J. Hankins and Daniel P. Bailey

sitting (total sitting time, prolonged sitting bouts, and breaks in sitting time), standing, light stepping (ie, light physical activity), and moderate to vigorous stepping (ie, moderate to vigorous physical activity [MVPA]) were determined using an automated algorithm developed for use with Stata

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Rodrigo Antunes Lima, Karin A. Pfeiffer, Niels Christian Møller, Lars Bo Andersen and Anna Bugge

. Therefore, the current investigation aimed to analyze the longitudinal association between academic performance and moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), vigorous physical activity (VPA), and SED time in a 3-year longitudinal study. A secondary aim was to determine whether MVPA and VPA were

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Sandra Silva-Santos, Amanda Santos, Michael Duncan, Susana Vale and Jorge Mota

children accumulate at least 1 h of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) daily ( Tremblay et al., 2012 ). These recommendations go on to explain that children can accumulate PA intermittently throughout the day, and can include light intensity activities such as standing, moving around, and active

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Tiago V. Barreira, Stephanie T. Broyles, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Mikael Fogelholm, Gang Hu, Rebecca Kuriyan, Estelle V. Lambert, Carol A. Maher, José A. Maia, Timothy Olds, Vincent Onywera, Olga L. Sarmiento, Martyn Standage, Mark S. Tremblay, Peter T. Katzmarzyk and for the ISCOLE Research Group

ownership by adults (as a proxy indicator of SES) and objectively measured moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) among 5 countries at different HDI levels and found that those without cars accumulated more MVPA, independent of the HDI of the country. It is possible that children’s physical activity

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E. Kipling Webster, Leah E. Robinson and Danielle D. Wadsworth

increased engagement in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) for preschoolers. 19 , 20 Based on longitudinal evidence, higher levels of FMS early in life positively influenced physical activity later in life. 21 – 23 Research has shown that at-risk children, those from disadvantaged and/or low

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Rebecca A. Schlaff, Meghan Baruth, Faith C. LaFramboise and Samantha J. Deere

recommended levels. 16 , 17 Even among physically active pregnant women, declines in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) are commonly reported (being most pronounced in the third trimester) and persist into the postpartum period. 17 Consequently, it is important to also consider the impact of

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Carla Elane Silva dos Santos, Sofia Wolker Manta, Guilherme Pereira Maximiano, Susana Cararo Confortin, Tânia Rosane Bertoldo Benedetti, Eleonora d’Orsi and Cassiano Ricardo Rech

.2 18.2–24.3  Overweight 239 32.1 30.8–33.2 308.1 295.3–321.1 1.8 1.59–2.14 7.5 6.3–8.8 17.8 15.2–20.5 Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; CI, confidence interval; MVPA, moderate to vigorous physical activity; PA, physical activity. a Low/adequate weight: <27 kg/m 2 and overweight: >27 kg/m 2 . In the

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Jonathan M. Miller, Mark A. Pereira, Julian Wolfson, Melissa N. Laska, Toben F. Nelson and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer

Moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) is a modifiable health behavior that protects against many chronic diseases, including heart disease and cancer. 1 Adolescence is a critical window during which MVPA declines. 2 This decline occurs earlier among girls than among boys, 2 and nonwhite