Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and metabolic syndrome in adolescents: A cross-sectional study

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p674
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors to examine the association between physical inactivity, cardiorespiratory fitness and metabolic syndrome in adolescents of Brazil. It states that physical activity of 456 teenagers was determined by the Bouchard three-day physical activity record and cardiorespiratory fitness was estimated by run test. It mentions that metabolic syndrome was prevalent in teenagers who were physically inactive.


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