Journal article

Total energy expenditure assessed by doubly labeled water technique and estimates of physical activity in Mauritian children: analysis by gender and ethnicity

  • Ramuth, Harris Victoria Hospital, Central Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, Port Louis, Mauritius - Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Cardiovascular system, Faculty of Science ans Medicine, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Schutz, Yves Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Cardiovascular system, Faculty of Science ans Medicine, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Calonne, Julie Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Cardiovascular system, Faculty of Science ans Medicine, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Joonas, Noorjehan Victoria Hospital, Central Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Dulloo, Abdul G. Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Cardiovascular system, Faculty of Science ans Medicine, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
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    01.03.2020
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  • European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. - 2020, vol. 74, no. 3, p. 445–453
English In the tropical island of Mauritius, the rise in obesity has accelerated in the past decades, and could be contributed by low physical activity and increased sedentary behavior. The study objectives were to generate the first dataset of total energy expenditure (TEE), to estimate physical activity in Mauritian children, and to explore differences due to gender and ... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Département de Médecine
Language
  • English
Classification
Nutrition and Dietetics
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https://folia.unifr.ch/unifr/documents/308664