Measurement of Physical Activity and Inactivity in Epidemiologic Studies

Kelley K. Pettee, Kristi L. Storti, Barbara Ainsworth, Andrea M. Kriska

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Abstract

This chapter presents an overview of tools used to assess physical activity and inactivity. These include objective measures of energy expenditure, objective measures of physical activity, objective measures of physical fitness, subjective measures of physical activity, measures of physical inactivity, and considerations for selecting an appropriate assessment tool.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEpidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780199865116, 9780195183009
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009

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Physical Fitness
Energy Metabolism
Epidemiologic Studies

Keywords

  • Energy expenditure
  • Objective measures
  • Physical activity
  • Subjective measures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Pettee, K. K., Storti, K. L., Ainsworth, B., & Kriska, A. M. (2009). Measurement of Physical Activity and Inactivity in Epidemiologic Studies. In Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0002

Measurement of Physical Activity and Inactivity in Epidemiologic Studies. / Pettee, Kelley K.; Storti, Kristi L.; Ainsworth, Barbara; Kriska, Andrea M.

Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies. Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Pettee, KK, Storti, KL, Ainsworth, B & Kriska, AM 2009, Measurement of Physical Activity and Inactivity in Epidemiologic Studies. in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0002
Pettee KK, Storti KL, Ainsworth B, Kriska AM. Measurement of Physical Activity and Inactivity in Epidemiologic Studies. In Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies. Oxford University Press. 2009 https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0002
Pettee, Kelley K. ; Storti, Kristi L. ; Ainsworth, Barbara ; Kriska, Andrea M. / Measurement of Physical Activity and Inactivity in Epidemiologic Studies. Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies. Oxford University Press, 2009.
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