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Objectively determined physical activity levels of primary school children in south-west Germany

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, September 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (87th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (80th percentile)

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Title
Objectively determined physical activity levels of primary school children in south-west Germany
Published in
BMC Public Health, September 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-13-895
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Authors

Sarah Kettner, Susanne Kobel, Nanette Fischbach, Clemens Drenowatz, Jens Dreyhaupt, Tamara Wirt, Benjamin Koch, Jürgen Michael Steinacker

Abstract

Only a small proportion of children and adolescents meet current recommendations of at least 60 min of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) daily. Most of the available data, however, relies on subjective reports; there is limited objective data on physical activity (PA) levels in German primary school children. The purpose of this study, therefore, was to accurately determine how much time children spend undertaking different intensities of PA and being sedentary during weekdays and weekend using objective assessment tools. Gender-specific and age-related differences were examined along with differences between normal weight and overweight/obese children.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Unknown 103 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 22%
Student > Master 14 13%
Student > Bachelor 12 11%
Researcher 10 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 7%
Other 20 19%
Unknown 19 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 32 30%
Medicine and Dentistry 16 15%
Social Sciences 9 9%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 5%
Psychology 4 4%
Other 14 13%
Unknown 25 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 11. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 October 2013.
All research outputs
#2,197,164
of 17,944,974 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#2,551
of 12,081 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#22,747
of 178,137 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#2
of 5 outputs
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