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Table 1 Studies in alphabetic order: country of origin, design and characteristics of study participants included in the present analyses

From: Variations in accelerometry measured physical activity and sedentary time across Europe – harmonized analyses of 47,497 children and adolescents

Study NameYrsMonthsCountryDesignFilesaAge (y)ModelEpoch
ALSPAC2003–07AllUnited KingdomLong.10,42610–157164, 71,256,GT1M60
Ballabeina Study2008–09June-SeptSwissInter.9984–8GT1M15
Belgium Pre-School Study2006;08–09Oct-MarchBelgiumCS1703–7GT1M15
CHASE2006–07Jan-FebUnited KingdomCS20119–10GT1M15
COSCIS2001–05Oct-MayDenmarkInter.11466–11716460
EYHS (Denmark)1997–98; 2003–04AllDenmarkLong.17158–18716460
EYHS (Estonia)1998–99Aug-MayEstoniaCS6608–17716460
EYHS (Norway)1999–00Feb-OctNorwayCS3879–10716460
EYHS (Portugal)1999–00Jan-JulyPortugalLong.13578–18716460
EYHS SPAIN2008–10SPAINCS4478–10GT1M15
GINI2011–14AllGermanyCS122014–17GT3X60
Helena2006–07AllAustria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Spain, SwedenCS275513–17GT1M15
IDEFICS2007–2010Sept-MayItaly, Estonia, Cyprus, Belgium. Sweden, Germany, Hungary, SpainLong71042–9GT1M/Actitrainer15,60
ISCOLE2011–13AllFinlandCS5319–11GT3X15
KISS2005–06May-NovSwissInter.8896–147164, GT1M60
LISA2011–14AllGermanyCS42914–16GT3X60
MAGIC2006–07Nov-MayUnited KingdomCS4343–4716460
MAL-TA2012Jan-MayMaltaCS85910–11GT3X10
Odense Preschool2009May–JuneDenmarkCS5275–6GT1M/GT3X10
OPUS2011Aug-NovDenmarkLong7058–11GT3X (+)60
PANCS2005–06AllNorwayCS20319–15716410
PEACH2006–09Sept-JulyEnglandLong.208810–13GT1M15
Portugal2008–09AllPortugalCS255710–18GT1M15
Prestyle2009PortugalCS5673–6GT1M5
ProActive2012–13United KingdomCS120710–11GT3X15
Portugal2010–11Sept-JunePortugalCS66011–12GT1M30
SPACE2010Apr-JuneDenmarkInter.127411–13GT3X30
SPEEDY2007Feb-JulyUnited KingdomCS19929–11GT1M5
The Belgian Environmental PA study in Youth2008–09Oct-MayBelgiumCS60613–15GT1M60
The Gateshead Millennium Study2006–07Oct-DecUnited KingdomCross4786–8GT1M15
The Gateshead Millennium Study2006–07Oct-DecUnited KingdomCross4786–8GT1M15
  1. ALSPAC Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children; CHASE Child Heart And Health Study in England; GINIplus German Infant Study on the influence of Nutrition Intervention PLUS environmental and genetic influences on allergy development; HELENA Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence Study; IDEFICS Identification and prevention of Dietary- and lifestyle-induced health EFfects In Children and infantS; ISCOLE The International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment KISS, Kinder-Sportstudie; LISA Influence of Life-style factors on the development of the Immune System and Allergies in East and West Germany; MAGIC Movement and Activity Glasgow Intervention in Children; MAL-TA Movement, Activity and Lifestyle- tweens in action; PEACH Personal and Environmental Associations with Children’s Health; SPEEDY Sport, Physical activity and Eating behaviour: Environmental Determinants in Young people; SPACE,
  2. aValid files included in analyses