It is unwise to draw firm conclusions before all the analyses are
completed. The stunted children had markedly lower DQs than the non-stunted
group, even at this young age. They were also less active, but did not have
lower energy intakes per kilogram body weight. Therefore the reduced activity
was not clearly related to reduced available energy.
The children's development was related to their activity
rating mostly through their locomotor development. When their age and locomotor
quotient were controlled for, the groups did not differ in activity