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Are Japanese women less physically active than men? Findings from the DOSANCO health study

Body Composition Assessment
Amagasa et al.
Used Parameters : BMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Japan

Journal : Journal of Epidemiology

Background: Previous research has established that women accumulate less moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) than men. To date, however, little is known about the gender differences in device-based activity patterns of sedentary behavior (SB) and light-intensity physical activity (LPA). We aimed to compare time spent in SB and different intensities of physical activity taking into account of co-dependence of time use domains. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Suttu town, Hokkaido, Japan. Data …
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