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DOI: 10.17886/RKI-GBE-2017-110

Motorik-Module (MoMo) – the KiGGS Wave 2 module to survey motor performance and physical activity

Woll, Alexander; Albrecht, Claudia; Worth, Annette

Abstract (englisch):
Initially, the Motorik-Module (MoMo) Longitudinal Study was surveyed between 2003 and 2006 using a sub-sample from the baseline German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS). The federal representative sub-sample of KiGGS consisted of 4,528 children and adolescents aged 4 to 17. To date, there have been two further survey waves: 2009-2012 (Wave 1) and 2015-2017 (Wave 2). MoMo Wave 2 consists of motor
performance tests, anthropometric measurements, questionnaire-based information collection on activity habits and motion sensor data. Initial results of MoMo Wave 2 will be published in the second half of 2018. The total size of the Wave 2 sample is estimated to reach 5,200 participants. As its central goal, the MoMo longitudinal survey aims to contribute towards the long-term improvement of child and adolescent health in Germany. A focus will be on developmental (age-related) and periodic (over time) trends in motor performance and physical activity, underlying factors and the impacts on physical and mental health in the development of children and adolescents.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaft (IfSS)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2511-2708
KITopen ID: 1000085398
Erschienen in Journal of health monitoring
Band 2
Heft 3
Seiten 62-70
Schlagworte Motor Performance, Physical Activity, Accelerometry, Health Monitoring, KIGGS
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