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The relationship between physical activity, physical fitness and overweight in adolescents: a systematic review of studies published in or after 2000

Annette Rauner1*, Filip Mess1 and Alexander Woll2

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1 Division of Sport Science, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany

2 Department of Sport and Sport Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

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BMC Pediatrics 2013, 13:19  doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-19

Published: 1 February 2013

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Table S1. Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies examining the relation between physical activity, physical fitness and overweight in adolescents. The Table 1 illustrates all included studies (study population, study design, measurements, main results).

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Table S2. Overview of the strength of the different associations. Table 2 gives an overview of the different effects from physical activity and physical fitness on overweight and the interaction between physical activity, physical fitness and overweight respectively from each study.

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