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Physical activity at the government-recommended level and obesity-related health outcomes: a longitudinal study (EarlyBird 37)
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    physical activity and obesity-related outcomes
    • Jurgen Damen, Gp trainee/ PhD student
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      • Rogier van Rijn

    We read with interest the article of Metcalf et al. on physical activity and obesity-related outcomes.1 The authors conclude a minimal physical activity of ¡Ý3 MET, the Government-recommended intensity, is associated with an improvement in metabolic health but not with a change in BMI.

    However, we have some concerns regarding this conclusion. First of all, the authors distinguished between boys and girls and su...

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