Differences observed in study of associations between active commuting, body fat, and body mass index are unlikely to be clinically significantBMJ 2014; 349 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5915 (Published 30 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5915
- Robin A McGregor, research fellow1
- 1University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Flint and colleagues’ conclusions that men and women who commuted to work by active or public modes of transport had lower body mass index and percentage body fat than people who commuted to work using private transport raises the tantalising idea that encouraging people to find active ways to get to work may improve body composition.1 The authors acknowledge a …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial