Associations of monitor-assessed activity with performance-based physical function

N. Reid, R.M. Daly, E.A.H. Winkler, P.A. Gardiner, E.G. Eakin, N. Owen, David Dunstan, G.N. Healy

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    © 2016 Reid et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. The purpose of this study was to investigate the cross-sectional associations of monitorderived measures of sedentary time and physical activity with performance-based physical function in healthy Australian adults. Data from 602 participants (mean age 58.1 ±10.0 years; 58% female) from the 2011/12 wave of the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab3) study were analyzed. The thigh-worn activPAL3™ monitor (7-days continuous wear) was used to derive time during waking hours spent: sitting/reclining; standing; and, stepping (overall, and separately as light [
    Original languageEnglish
    Article numbere0153398
    Pages (from-to)1-14
    Number of pages14
    JournalPLoS One
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 13 Apr 2016


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