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dc.contributor.authorRyan, J-
dc.date.accessioned2022-09-24T10:50:19Z-
dc.date.available2022-09-24T10:50:19Z-
dc.date.issued2021-06-29-
dc.identifier.citationde Aguiar Greca, J.P., Korff, T. and Ryan, J. (2021) 'Associations Between Children’s Physical Activity, Pain and Injuries', Perceptual and Motor Skills, 128 (5), pp. 1959 - 1974. doi: 10.1177/00315125211028455,en_US
dc.identifier.issn0031-5125-
dc.identifier.urihttps://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/25232-
dc.descriptionORCID iD: João Paulo de Aguiar Greca - https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9254-7975.en_US
dc.description.abstractCopyright © The Author(s) 2021. Our aim in this study was to investigate the relationships between physical activity (PA), pain, and injury among children. Secondarily, we examined whether these relationships differed between children with normal versus excessive weight or obesity. This was a cross-sectional study of 102 children (57 girls) aged 8–12 years old. We assessed the prevalence of moderate and vigorous PA using accelerometry over a seven-day period. We examined the associations between moderate PA, vigorous PA, pain presence, and injury presence using generalized estimating equations with a logit link and binomial distribution. We adjusted the obtained models for potential confounders and explored the moderating effect of weight status. We found no association between moderate PA and pain, but time spent in vigorous PA was associated with pain. Neither moderate or vigorous PA were associated with injury, and there was no moderating effect of weight status in these relationships. In summary, we found that objectively measured vigorous PA is associated with pain among 8–12 year old children. While these results should be replicated in longitudinal studies, they suggest that an association between vigorous PA and pain should be considered when developing PA interventions for children.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipScholarship (process number BEX 13281/13-5, to J. P. A. G.) from CAPES (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior – Brasil).en_US
dc.format.extent1959 - 1974-
dc.format.mediumPrint-Electronic-
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherSAGE Publicationsen_US
dc.rightsCopyright © The Author(s) 2021. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits any use, reproduction and distribution of the work without further permission provided the original work is attributed as specified on the SAGE and Open Access pages (https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/open-access-at-sage).-
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/-
dc.subjectexercise behaviouren_US
dc.subjectfitnessen_US
dc.subjectexercise and sporten_US
dc.subjectphysical stressorsen_US
dc.subjectchild motor developmenten_US
dc.titleAssociations Between Children’s Physical Activity, Pain and Injuriesen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1177/00315125211028455-
dc.relation.isPartOfPerceptual and Motor Skills-
pubs.issue5-
pubs.publication-statusPublished-
pubs.volume128-
dc.identifier.eissn1558-688X-
dc.rights.holderThe Author(s)-
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