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Weight training, aerobic physical activities, and long‐term waist circumference change in men

Overview of attention for article published in Obesity, December 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#7 of 2,483)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

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50 news outlets
blogs
9 blogs
twitter
654 tweeters
weibo
14 weibo users
facebook
259 Facebook pages
googleplus
7 Google+ users
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1 video uploader

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67 Mendeley
Title
Weight training, aerobic physical activities, and long‐term waist circumference change in men
Published in
Obesity, December 2014
DOI 10.1002/oby.20949
Pubmed ID
Authors

Mekary, Rania A., Grøntved, Anders, Despres, Jean‐Pierre, De Moura, Leandro Pereira, Asgarzadeh, Morteza, Willett, Walter C., Rimm, Eric B., Giovannucci, Edward, Hu, Frank B., Mekary RA, Grøntved A, Despres J, De Moura LP, Asgarzadeh M, Willett WC, Rimm EB, Giovannucci E, Hu FB, Rania A. Mekary, Anders Grøntved, Jean-Pierre Despres, Leandro Pereira De Moura, Morteza Asgarzadeh, Walter C. Willett, Eric B. Rimm, Edward Giovannucci, Frank B. Hu

Abstract

Findings on weight training and waist circumference (WC) change are controversial. This study examined prospectively whether weight training, moderate to vigorous aerobic activity (MVAA), and replacement of one activity for another were associated with favorable changes in WC and body weight (BW).

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 3 4%
New Zealand 2 3%
Poland 1 1%
Norway 1 1%
Unknown 60 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 14 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 15%
Researcher 10 15%
Other 9 13%
Student > Postgraduate 7 10%
Other 17 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 18 27%
Sports and Recreations 14 21%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 7%
Psychology 5 7%
Other 16 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1030. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 November 2017.
All research outputs
#1,891
of 8,666,276 outputs
Outputs from Obesity
#7
of 2,483 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#61
of 244,247 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Obesity
#1
of 79 outputs
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