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Research outputs: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
2020 A behavioural change intervention study for the prevention of childhood obesity in South Africa: protocol for a randomized controlled trial
South Africa is currently undergoing a nutrition transition, and overweight and obesity is on the increase in South African children. Urbani...
2020 Understanding the influence of 24-hour movement behaviours on the health and development of preschool children from low-income South African settings: the SUNRISE pilot study
Background: The International Study of Movement Behaviours in the Early Years, SUNRISE, was initiated to assess the extent to which young ch...
2019 High physical activity is associated with post-traumatic stress disorder among individuals aged 15 years and older in South Africa
Some research seems to suggest that physical activity (PA) was beneficial for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This study examined the...
2018 Vigorous physical activity, perceived stress, sleep and mental health among university students from 23 low-and middle-income countries
Vigorous physical activity(VPA) may be beneficial for mental health.The aim of the study was to investigate cross-sectional associations bet...