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Use of new guidance to profile 'equivalent minutes' of aerobic physical activity for adults in England reveals gender, geographical, and socio-economic inequalities in meeting public health guidance: A cross-sectional study.

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English physical activity guidance now recognises a double weighting of vigorous over moderate activity; 1 min of vigorous activity is the same as two ‘equivalent’ minutes of moderate activity. In addition, concerns of overestimation of occupational PA led to newly applied measurement methods for this domain. Vigorous activity is associated with higher socio-economic position and occupational PA has the opposite association, so these changes may increase inequalities. We profiled adults' t...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.05.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Townsend, N
Grant:
006/P&C/CORE/2013/OXFSTATS
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Foster, C
Grant:
021/P&C/Core/2010/HPRG
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Preventive Medicine Reports Journal website
Volume:
4
Pages:
50-60
Publication date:
2016-05-01
Acceptance date:
2016-05-16
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ISSN:
2211-3355
Pmid:
27413661
Source identifiers:
629618
Language:
English
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2017-02-06

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