Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts

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Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts. / Andersen, L.G.; Ängquist, Lars Henrik; Gamborg, M.; Byberg, L.; Bengtsson, C.; Canoy, D.; Eriksson, Torbjörn Gerhard; Eriksson, M.; Jarvelin, M.R.; Lissner, L.; Nilsen, T.I.; Osler, M.; Overvad, Kim; Rasmussen, F.; Salonen, M.K.; Schack-Nielsen, Lene; Tammelin, T.H.; Tuomainen, T.P.; Sorensen, T.I.; Baker, J.L.

I: P L o S One, Bind 4, Nr. 12, 2009, s. e8192.

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Andersen, LG, Ängquist, LH, Gamborg, M, Byberg, L, Bengtsson, C, Canoy, D, Eriksson, TG, Eriksson, M, Jarvelin, MR, Lissner, L, Nilsen, TI, Osler, M, Overvad, K, Rasmussen, F, Salonen, MK, Schack-Nielsen, L, Tammelin, TH, Tuomainen, TP, Sorensen, TI & Baker, JL 2009, 'Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts', P L o S One, bind 4, nr. 12, s. e8192.

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Andersen, L. G., Ängquist, L. H., Gamborg, M., Byberg, L., Bengtsson, C., Canoy, D., ... Baker, J. L. (2009). Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts. P L o S One, 4(12), e8192.

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Andersen LG, Ängquist LH, Gamborg M, Byberg L, Bengtsson C, Canoy D o.a. Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts. P L o S One. 2009;4(12):e8192.

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Andersen, L.G. ; Ängquist, Lars Henrik ; Gamborg, M. ; Byberg, L. ; Bengtsson, C. ; Canoy, D. ; Eriksson, Torbjörn Gerhard ; Eriksson, M. ; Jarvelin, M.R. ; Lissner, L. ; Nilsen, T.I. ; Osler, M. ; Overvad, Kim ; Rasmussen, F. ; Salonen, M.K. ; Schack-Nielsen, Lene ; Tammelin, T.H. ; Tuomainen, T.P. ; Sorensen, T.I. ; Baker, J.L. / Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts. I: P L o S One. 2009 ; Bind 4, Nr. 12. s. e8192.

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@article{7640d04a4d3b45308b87ba1548c729d4,
title = "Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: Prenatal life exposures, potentially manifested as altered birth size, may influence the later risk of major chronic diseases through direct biologic effects on disease processes, but also by modifying adult behaviors such as physical activity that may influence later disease risk. METHODS/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: We investigated the association between birth weight and leisure time physical activity (LTPA) in 43,482 adolescents and adults from 13 Nordic cohorts. Random effects meta-analyses were performed on categorical estimates from cohort-, age-, sex- and birth weight specific analyses. Birth weight showed a reverse U-shaped association with later LTPA; within the range of normal weight the association was negligible but weights below and above this range were associated with a lower probability of undertaking LTPA. Compared with the reference category (3.26-3.75 kg), the birth weight categories of 1.26-1.75, 1.76-2.25, 2.26-2.75, and 4.76-5.25 kg, had odds ratios of 0.67 (95{\%} confidence interval: 0.47, 0.94), 0.72 (0.59, 0.88), 0.89 (0.79, 0.99), and 0.65 (0.50, 0.86), respectively. The shape and strength of the birth weight-LTPA association was virtually independent of sex, age, gestational age, educational level, concurrent body mass index, and smoking. CONCLUSIONS/SIGNIFICANCE: The association between birth weight and undertaking LTPA is very weak within the normal birth weight range, but both low and high birth weights are associated with a lower probability of undertaking LTPA, which hence may be a mediator between prenatal influences and later disease risk",
author = "L.G. Andersen and {\"A}ngquist, {Lars Henrik} and M. Gamborg and L. Byberg and C. Bengtsson and D. Canoy and Eriksson, {Torbj{\"o}rn Gerhard} and M. Eriksson and M.R. Jarvelin and L. Lissner and T.I. Nilsen and M. Osler and Kim Overvad and F. Rasmussen and M.K. Salonen and Lene Schack-Nielsen and T.H. Tammelin and T.P. Tuomainen and T.I. Sorensen and J.L. Baker",
year = "2009",
language = "English",
volume = "4",
pages = "e8192",
journal = "P L o S One",
issn = "1932-6203",
publisher = "Public Library of Science",
number = "12",

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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts

AU - Andersen, L.G.

AU - Ängquist, Lars Henrik

AU - Gamborg, M.

AU - Byberg, L.

AU - Bengtsson, C.

AU - Canoy, D.

AU - Eriksson, Torbjörn Gerhard

AU - Eriksson, M.

AU - Jarvelin, M.R.

AU - Lissner, L.

AU - Nilsen, T.I.

AU - Osler, M.

AU - Overvad, Kim

AU - Rasmussen, F.

AU - Salonen, M.K.

AU - Schack-Nielsen, Lene

AU - Tammelin, T.H.

AU - Tuomainen, T.P.

AU - Sorensen, T.I.

AU - Baker, J.L.

PY - 2009

Y1 - 2009

N2 - BACKGROUND: Prenatal life exposures, potentially manifested as altered birth size, may influence the later risk of major chronic diseases through direct biologic effects on disease processes, but also by modifying adult behaviors such as physical activity that may influence later disease risk. METHODS/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: We investigated the association between birth weight and leisure time physical activity (LTPA) in 43,482 adolescents and adults from 13 Nordic cohorts. Random effects meta-analyses were performed on categorical estimates from cohort-, age-, sex- and birth weight specific analyses. Birth weight showed a reverse U-shaped association with later LTPA; within the range of normal weight the association was negligible but weights below and above this range were associated with a lower probability of undertaking LTPA. Compared with the reference category (3.26-3.75 kg), the birth weight categories of 1.26-1.75, 1.76-2.25, 2.26-2.75, and 4.76-5.25 kg, had odds ratios of 0.67 (95% confidence interval: 0.47, 0.94), 0.72 (0.59, 0.88), 0.89 (0.79, 0.99), and 0.65 (0.50, 0.86), respectively. The shape and strength of the birth weight-LTPA association was virtually independent of sex, age, gestational age, educational level, concurrent body mass index, and smoking. CONCLUSIONS/SIGNIFICANCE: The association between birth weight and undertaking LTPA is very weak within the normal birth weight range, but both low and high birth weights are associated with a lower probability of undertaking LTPA, which hence may be a mediator between prenatal influences and later disease risk

AB - BACKGROUND: Prenatal life exposures, potentially manifested as altered birth size, may influence the later risk of major chronic diseases through direct biologic effects on disease processes, but also by modifying adult behaviors such as physical activity that may influence later disease risk. METHODS/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: We investigated the association between birth weight and leisure time physical activity (LTPA) in 43,482 adolescents and adults from 13 Nordic cohorts. Random effects meta-analyses were performed on categorical estimates from cohort-, age-, sex- and birth weight specific analyses. Birth weight showed a reverse U-shaped association with later LTPA; within the range of normal weight the association was negligible but weights below and above this range were associated with a lower probability of undertaking LTPA. Compared with the reference category (3.26-3.75 kg), the birth weight categories of 1.26-1.75, 1.76-2.25, 2.26-2.75, and 4.76-5.25 kg, had odds ratios of 0.67 (95% confidence interval: 0.47, 0.94), 0.72 (0.59, 0.88), 0.89 (0.79, 0.99), and 0.65 (0.50, 0.86), respectively. The shape and strength of the birth weight-LTPA association was virtually independent of sex, age, gestational age, educational level, concurrent body mass index, and smoking. CONCLUSIONS/SIGNIFICANCE: The association between birth weight and undertaking LTPA is very weak within the normal birth weight range, but both low and high birth weights are associated with a lower probability of undertaking LTPA, which hence may be a mediator between prenatal influences and later disease risk

M3 - Journal article

VL - 4

SP - e8192

JO - P L o S One

JF - P L o S One

SN - 1932-6203

IS - 12

ER -

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