Journal of Obesity / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

How Children Move: Activity Pattern Characteristics in Lean and Obese Chinese Children

Table 2

Activity pattern characteristics during school days and at the weekend in lean and obese Chinese children.

Bouts per dayMean duration of bouts (s)Mean duration of between-bout intervals (s)Mean peak intensity of bouts ( )

Lean ( )Weekday961 ± 15012.8 ± 1.623.7 ± 8.516.4 ± 2.1
Obese ( )Weekday788 ± 220**12.4 ± 1.538.5 ± 26.7**15.2 ± 1.7*
Lean ( )Weekend677 ± 21813.7 ± 2.047.0 ± 32.216.4 ± 1.3
Obese ( )Weekend483 ± 241**14.5 ± 5.9134.2 ± 167.8*16.7 ± 4.9

Values are expressed as mean ± SD.
RT3 intensity cutoffs ( ): sedentary <7.0; low intensity ≥7.0 to <31.0; moderate intensity ≥31.0 to <68.5; vigorous intensity ≥68.5.
*significant difference between lean and obese, ; **significant difference between lean and obese, .

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