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What does MVPA stand for?

MVPA stands for Minutes of Vigorous PA


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To improve overall cardiovascular health, the American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous.
However, it is not known how many minutes of vigorous PA they should do. Using objective methods and a longitudinal design, this study aimed to examine how different PA intensities and sedentary behaviour relate with the risk of being overweight and obese during puberty over a two-year period. Methods: A sample of 136 10–12-year-old (at baseline) boys participated.