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Pedometer - determined Physical Activity of Western Kenyan Schoolchildren
Journal of Physical Activity and Health (2011)
  • Karen A Croteau, University of Southern Maine
  • Grant Shofield
  • George Towne, University of Southern Maine
  • Vijiayarani Suresh, University of Southern Maine
Abstract
It is speculated that rural Kenyan children are more physically active than those in developed countries. The purpose of this study was to examine pedometer-measured physical activity levels of western Kenyan youth. Methods: Participants in this study were children in Levels 3 and 5 who attended a private primary school.
Keywords
  • Pedometers. Physical Activity,
  • Health and Wellness
Disciplines
Publication Date
August, 2011
Publisher Statement
Copyright: Human Kinetics, Inc 2011
Citation Information
Karen A Croteau, Grant Shofield, George Towne and Vijiayarani Suresh. "Pedometer - determined Physical Activity of Western Kenyan Schoolchildren" Journal of Physical Activity and Health Vol. 8 Iss. 6 (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/karen_croteau/3/