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Assessing Child Obesity and Physical Activity in aHard-to-Reach Population in California&amprsquos Central Valley,2012&ampndash2013

public health  children  CDC  latino  intervention  chronic disease  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  body mass index  Preventing Chronic Disease Journal  National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion  NCCDPHP  accelerometer 

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. PCD provides an open exchange of information and knowledge among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others who strive to improve the health of the public through chronic disease prevention.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Rural"Urban Differences in Objective and Subjective Measures of Physical Activity: Findings From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2003"2006 - CDC

CDC  physical activity  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  NHANES  accelerometer  rural  urban  RUCA  LTPA  leisure physical activity  household physical activity  transportation physical activity 

Lower levels of physical activity among rural relative to urban residents have been suggested as an important contributor to rural–urban health disparity; however, empirical evidence is sparse.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | A Feasibility Study of Wearable Activity Monitors for Pre-Adolescent School-Age Children - CDC

CDC  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  child health  physical activity assessment  accelerometer  qualitative 

Understanding physical activity is key in the fight against childhood obesity. The objective of this study was to examine the feasibility of using certain wearable devices to measure physical activity among children.

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