Predicting physical activity in a national cohort of children born extremely preterm

Mette Engan, Merete Salveson Engeseth, Silje Fevang, Maria Vollsæter, Geir Egil Eide, Ola Drange Røksund, Thomas Halvorsen, Hege Clemm
2020 Early Human Development  
Eleven-year-old EP/ELBW-children were less physically active than term-born. In healthy EP/ELBW-children, impaired motor coordination, borderline intellectual functioning and behavioral problems at 5 years of age predicted unfavorable PA habits at 11 years.
doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2020.105037 pmid:32438296 fatcat:ar3xpzgyl5hflmdcuzzx74ufwu