Physical activity in pregancy.

K Melzer et al (2009 ) Pregnancy-related changes in activity energy expenditure and resting metabolic rate in Switzerland . European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 63, 1185–1191. This study looked at resting metabolic rate , activity energy expenditure, total energy expenditure and physical activity pattern, that is, duration and intensity (in metabolic equivalents, METs) of activities…

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walking and body mass index

R Santos et al (2009) .Walking and body mass index in a Portuguese sample of adults: a multilevel analysis. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 63, 1260–1262; Physical inactivity is an important risk factor for many chronic diseases. This study examined if there were any realtionship between how much individuals walked and body mass index (BMI).…

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