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Physically active Canadians

  1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Washington DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, 1996.

  2. Keim NL, Blanton CA, Kretsch MJ. America's obesity epidemic: measuring physical activity to promote an active lifestyle. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2004; 104: 1398-409.

  3. Warburton DER, Nicol CW, Bredin SSD. Health benefits of physical activity: the evidence. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2006; 174(6): 801-9.

  4. Katzmarzyk PT, Janssen I. The economic costs associated with physical inactivity and obesity in Canada: an update. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology 2004; 29(1), 90-115.

  5. Blair SN, LaMonte MJ, Nichaman MZ. The evolution of physical activity recommendations: how much is enough? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2004; 79(Suppl): 913S-20S.

  6. Rao JNK, Wu CFJ, Yue K. Some recent work on resampling methods for complex surveys. Survey Methodology (StatisticsCanada, Catalogue 12-000) 1992; 18(2): 209-17.

  7. Rust KF, Rao JNK. Variance estimation for complex surveys using replication techniques. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 1996; 5: 281-310.

  8. Yeo D, Mantel H, Liu TP. Bootstrap variance estimation for the National Population Health Survey. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Survey Research Methods Section, August 1999. Baltimore: American Statistical Association, 1999.

  9. Tremblay MS. Moving Ahead by Looking Back: A Novel Approach for Establishing Physical Activity Guidelines for Children. Final Report submitted to the Canadian Population Health Initiative, 2003.

  10. Copeland JL, Esliger DW, Tremblay MS. Profile of female physical activity behaviours. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology 2001; 26: 471

  11. Pate RR, Freedson PS, Sallis JF, et al. Compliance with physical activity guidelines: prevalence in a population of children and youth. Annals of Epidemiology 2002; 12(5): 303-8.

  12. Epstein LH, Rocco AP, Kalakanis LE, et al. How much activity do youth get? A quantitative review of heart-rate measured activity. Pediatrics 2001; 108(3): 44-53.

  13. St-Pierre M, Béland Y.  Mode effects in the Canadian Community Health Survey: A comparison of CAPI and CATI.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Survey Research Methods Section.  Toronto: American Statistical Association, 2004.

  14. Shields M, Tjepkema M. Regional differences in obesity. Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2006; 17(3) 61-7.

  15. Craig CL, Russell SJ, Cameron C, et al.  Twenty-year trends in physical activity among Canadian adults. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2004; 95(1): 59-63.

  16. Cole TJ, Bellizzi MC, Flegal KM, et al. Establishing a Standard Definition for Child Overweight and Obesity Worldwide - International survey. British Medical Journal 2000; 320: 1240-3.