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Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Selmer, Randi; Sorensen, Marit; Skurtveit, Svetlana – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2007
This population-based 24-year follow-up study evaluated the association of occupational physical activity (OPA) with overweight and mortality in 47,405 men and women, healthy at baseline, and reporting OPA as sedentary (reference), light, moderately heavy, or heavy. The adjusted odds ratio for overweight was slightly less than 1 for all categories…
Descriptors: Obesity, Intervals, Physical Activities, Females
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Anderssen, Norman; Wold, Bente; Torsheim, Torbjorn – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2005
The present analysis aimed to describe the degree of tracking of physical activity over an 8-year follow-up period among a cohort of 557 adolescents in western Norway (13 years of age at baseline). Frequency and time spent in leisure-time physical activity were assessed at ages 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19 and 21 years through self-report…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Physical Activities, Leisure Time