Low fitness and increased sedentary time are associated with worse asthma-The National Youth Fitness Survey.

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Summary of "Low fitness and increased sedentary time are associated with worse asthma-The National Youth Fitness Survey."

Asthma is the most common chronic illness in children and is independently impacted by obesity and by fitness. The National Youth Fitness Survey collected data on aerobic fitness, body composition, and health outcomes in children 6 to 11 years old. The goal of this study is to test hypotheses regarding relationships between asthma, aerobic fitness, and sedentary time in this uniquely studied cohort of young children.


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Name: Pediatric pulmonology
ISSN: 1099-0496


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The relative amount by which the average fitness of a POPULATION is lowered, due to the presence of GENES that decrease survival, compared to the GENOTYPE with maximum or optimal fitness. (From Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed)

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