• Adiposity, physical activity and neuromuscular performance in children 

      Haapala, Eero A.; Väistö, Juuso; Lintu, Niina; Tompuri, Tuomo; Brage, Soren; Westgate, Kate; Ekelund, Ulf; Lampinen, Eeva-Kaarina; Sääkslahti, Arja; Lindi, Virpi; Lakka, Timo A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We investigated the associations of body fat percentage, objectively assessed moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), and different types of physical activity assessed by a questionnaire with neuromuscular performance. ...
    • Associations of physical activity, sedentary time, and cardiorespiratory fitness with heart rate variability in 6- to 9-year-old children: the PANIC study 

      Veijalainen, Aapo; Haapala, Eero A.; Väistö, Juuso; Leppänen, Marja H.; Lintu, Niina; Tompuri, Tuomo; Seppälä, Santeri; Ekelund, Ulf; Tarvainen, Mika P.; Westgate, Kate; Brage, Søren; Lakka, Timo A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Purpose: To study the associations of physical activity (PA), sedentary time (ST), and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) with heart rate variability (HRV) in children. Methods: The participants were a population sample of ...
    • Combined influence of epoch length, cut-point and bout duration on accelerometry-derived physical activity 

      Orme, Mark; Wijndaele, Katrien; Sharp, Stephen J.; Westgate, Kate; Ekelund, Ulf; Brage, Søren (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-03-10)
      Background: It is difficult to compare accelerometer-derived estimates of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) between studies due to differences in data processing procedures. We aimed to evaluate the effects of ...
    • Cross-Sectional Associations of Objectively-Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Time with Body Composition and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Mid-Childhood: The PANIC Study 

      Collings, Paul J.; Westgate, Kate; Väistö, Juuso; Wijndaele, Katrien; Atkin, Andrew J.; Haapala, Eero A.; Lintu, Niina; Laitinen, Tomi; Ekelund, Ulf; Brage, Søren; Lakka, Timo A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-24)
      Background: The minimum intensity of physical activity (PA) that is associated with favourable body composition and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) remains unknown. Objective: To investigate cross-sectional associations ...
    • Does birth weight influence physical activity in youth? a combined analysis of four studies using objectively measured physical activity 

      Ridgway, Charlotte L.; Brage, Søren; Sharp, Stephen J.; Corder, Kirsten; Westgate, Kate; van Sluijs, Esther M. F.; Goodyer, Ian M.; Hallal, Pedro C.; Anderssen, Sigmund A.; Sardinha, Luis B.; Andersen, Lars Bo; Ekelund, Ulf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-01-12)
      Animal models suggest growth restriction in utero leads to lower levels of motor activity. Furthermore, individuals with very low birth weight report lower levels of physical activity as adults. The aim of this study was ...
    • Estimation of free-living energy expenditure by heart rate and movement sensing: a doubly-labelled water study. 

      Brage, Søren; Westgate, Kate; Franks, Paul W.; Stegle, Oliver; Wright, Antony; Ekelund, Ulf; Wareham, Nicholas J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-09-08)
      Background: Accurate assessment of energy expenditure (EE) is important for the study of energy balance and metabolic disorders. Combined heart rate (HR) and acceleration (ACC) sensing may increase precision of physical ...
    • Heritability of objectively assessed daily physical activity and sedentary behavior 

      den Hoed, Marcel; Brage, Søren; Zhao, Jing Hua; Westgate, Kate; Nessa, Ayrun; Ekelund, Ulf; Spector, Tim D.; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Loos, Ruth J. F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-09-18)
      Background: Twin and family studies that estimated the heritability of daily physical activity have been limited by poor measurement quality and a small sample size. Objective: We examined the heritability of daily ...
    • Levels and patterns of objectively-measured physical activity volume and intensity distribution in UK adolescents: the ROOTS study 

      Collings, Paul J.; Wijndaele, Katrien; Corder, Kirsten; Westgate, Kate; Ridgway, Charlotte L.; Dunn, Valerie; Goodyer, Ian; Ekelund, Ulf; Brage, Søren (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-02-24)
      Background: Few studies have quantified levels of habitual physical activity across the entire intensity range. We aimed to describe variability in total and intensity-specific physical activity levels in UK adolescents ...
    • Magnitude and determinants of change in objectively-measured physical activity, sedentary time and sleep duration from ages 15 to 17.5y in UK adolescents: the ROOTS study. 

      Collings, Paul J.; Wijndaele, Katrien; Corder, Kirsten; Westgate, Kate; Ridgway, Charlotte L.; Sharp, Stephen J.; Dunn, Valerie; Goodyer, Ian; Ekelund, Ulf; Brage, Søren (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-05-14)
      Background: Self-reported physical activity (PA) and sleep duration (SLP) change markedly throughout adolescence. We sought to quantify changes in objectively-measured PA, sedentary time (ST) and SLP through adolescence, ...
    • Objectively measured physical activity and longitudinal changes in adolescent body fatness: an observational cohort study 

      Collings, Paul J.; Wijndaele, Katrien; Corder, Kirsten; Westgate, Kate; Ridgway, Charlotte L.; Sharp, Stephen J.; Atkin, Andrew J.; Stephen, Alison M.; Bamber, Diane; Goodyer, Ian; Brage, Søren; Ekelund, Ulf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-04-27)
      Background: The data regarding prospective associations between physical activity (PA) and adiposity in youth are inconsistent. Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate associations between ...
    • Physical activity and sedentary time in relation to academic achievement in children 

      Haapala, Eero A.; Väistö, Juuso; Lintu, Niina; Westgate, Kate; Ekelund, Ulf; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija; Brage, Søren; Lakka, Timo A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-11)
      tObjectives: To investigate the independent and combined associations of objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sedentary time (ST) with reading and arithmetic skills.Design: Cross-section ...
    • Physical activity intensity, bout-duration, and cardiometabolic risk markers in children and adolescents 

      Tarp, Jakob; Child, Abbey; White, Tom; Westgate, Kate; Bugge, Anna; Grøntved, Anders; Wedderkopp, Niels; Andersen, Lars Bo; Cardon, Greet; Davey, Rachel; Janz, Kathleen F; Kriemler, Susi; Northstone, Kate; Page, Angie S.; Puder, Jardena J; Reilly, John J; Sardinha, Luis B; van Sluijs, Esther M F; Ekelund, Ulf; Wijndaele, Katrien; Brage, Søren (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Objectives: To determine the role of physical activity intensity and bout-duration in modulating associations between physical activity and cardiometabolic risk markers. Methods: A cross-sectional study using the International ...
    • Prospective associations between sedentary time, sleep duration and adiposity in adolescents. 

      Collings, Paul J.; Wijndaele, Katrien; Corder, Kirsten; Westgate, Kate; Ridgway, Charlotte L.; Sharp, Stephen J.; Atkin, Andrew J.; Bamber, Diane; Goodyer, Ian; Brage, Søren; Ekelund, Ulf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-06)
      Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate whether objectively measured sedentary time and sleep duration are associated with changes in adiposity from mid- to late adolescence. Methods: Students ...
    • Utilization and harmonization of adult accelerometry data: review and expert consensus. 

      Wijndaele, Katrien; Westgate, Kate; Stephens, Samantha K.; Blair, Steven N.; Bull, Fiona C.; Chastin, Sebastien F.M.; Dunstan, David W.; Ekelund, Ulf; Esliger, Dale W.; Freedson, Patty S.; Granat, Malcolm H.; Matthews, Charles E.; Owen, Neville; Rowlands, Alex V.; Sherar, Lauren B.; Tremblay, Mark S.; Troiano, Richard P.; Brage, Søren; Healy, Genevieve N. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-10)
      Purpose: This study aimed to describe the scope of accelerometry data collected internationally in adults and to obtain a consensus from measurement experts regarding the optimal strategies to harmonize international ...