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Title

Relationships of Objectively-Measured Physical Activity and Sleep with BMI and Academic Outcomes in 8-year-olds

Department

Kirkhof College of Nursing

College

Kirkhof College of Nursing

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences

Abstract

Secular trends reveal less physical activity (PA) and sleep duration in school aged children. Current guidelines for sleep and PA are the result of data collected in the form of self-reports. Quantification of PA dimensions and sleep characteristics are essential for establishing and verifying health parameters.

Conference Name

Midwest Nursing Research Society

Conference Location

Chicago, Illinois

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