Secular trends: a ten-year comparison of the amount and type of physical activity and inactivity of random samples of adolescents in the Czech Republic

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p731
Academic Journal
The article presents a study conducted on assessing levels, types and secular trends of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour of a sample of adolescents in the Czech Republic. It discusses the methods used for the study. It mentions that overweight and obesity in Czech adolescents who participated in this study increased from 5.5 percent to 10.4 percent. It reports that during 2008-2010, every tenth adolescent is found to be either overweight or obese.


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