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Healthy obesity and objective physical activity

Bell, JA; Hamer, M; van Hees, VT; Singh-Manoux, A; Kivimäki, M; Sabia, S; (2015) Healthy obesity and objective physical activity. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , 102 (2) pp. 268-275. 10.3945/ajcn.115.110924. Green open access

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Abstract

Disease risk is lower in metabolically healthy obese adults than in their unhealthy obese counterparts. Studies considering physical activity as a modifiable determinant of healthy obesity have relied on self-reported measures, which are prone to inaccuracies and do not capture all movements that contribute to health.

Type: Article
Title: Healthy obesity and objective physical activity
Location: United States
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.115.110924
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.110924
Language: English
Additional information: This is an open access article distributed under the CC-BY license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).
Keywords: epidemiology, metabolic health, metabolic risk factor clustering, obesity, physical activity, Accelerometry, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Aging, Body Mass Index, Cohort Studies, Comorbidity, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Glucose Metabolism Disorders, Great Britain, Humans, Hyperinsulinism, Hypertension, Insulin Resistance, Male, Middle Aged, Motor Activity, Nutrition Policy, Obesity, Overweight, Patient Compliance, Risk Factors, Self Report
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Surgery and Interventional Sci
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Epidemiology and Public Health
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1472260
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