The importance of an integrative view of behaviors adopted during the 24 hours of the day in physical activity and exercise interventions studies

This study points out the importance of integrating sleep time, sedentary behavior and physical activities of different intensities in the interpretation of results of physical activity and exercise interventions. We believe that this is a crucial strategy for better understanding the effects of interventions as well as for scientific progress in the area.Resumo Considerando a reduzida propor ção das 24 horas do dia ocupada com atividades físicas de intensidade moderada ou vigorosas, há uma valorização recente de abordagens integrativas e composicionais dos diferentes comportamentos adotados ao longo do dia para as interpretações de desfechos em saúde. Aqui chamamos a atenção para a importância da integração do tempo de sono, do tempo em comportamento sedentário e de atividades físicas de diferentes intensidades na interpretação de resultados de intervenções em atividade física e exercício. Acreditamos ser essa uma estratégia crucial para o melhor entendiment o dos efeitos das intervenções, bem como para o progresso científico da área.
Source: Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria e Desempenho Humano - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

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