Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
We review the evidence that supports cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) as an important indicator of current and future health among school-aged children and youth, independent of physical activity levels. We discuss the merit of CRF measurement for population health surveillance and propose the development of CRF guidelines to help support regional, national, and international surveillance efforts.
This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews.This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews.
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Lang, Justin; Tomkinson, Grant; Janssen, Ian; Ruiz, Jonatan R.; Ortega, Francisco B.; Léger, Luc; and Tremblay, Mark S., "Making a case for cardiorespiratory fitness surveillance among children and youth" (2018). Education, Health & Behavior Studies Faculty Publications. 31.