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Compendium of physical activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities.
We provide an updated version of the Compendium of Physical Activities, a coding scheme that classifies specific physical activity (PA) by rate of energy expenditure. Expand
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Estimation of energy expenditure using CSA accelerometers at hip and wrist sites.
PURPOSE This study was designed to establish prediction models that relate hip and wrist accelerometer data to energy expenditure (EE) in field and laboratory settings. We also sought to determineExpand
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Validity of four motion sensors in measuring moderate intensity physical activity.
PURPOSE This study tested the validity of four motion sensors for measuring energy expenditure (EE) during moderate intensity physical activities in field and laboratory settings. We also evaluatedExpand
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Comparison of three methods for measuring the time spent in physical activity.
PURPOSE Three methods for measuring time spent in daily physical activity (PA) were compared during a 21-d period among 83 adults (38 men and 45 women). METHODS Each day, participants wore aExpand
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Evaluation of heart rate as a method for assessing moderate intensity physical activity.
UNLABELLED To further develop our understanding of the relationship between habitual physical activity and health, research studies require a method of assessment that is objective, accurate, andExpand
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Effects of exercise training on aerobic fitness in African-American females.
Physical inactivity, a primary risk factor for cardiovascular disease, is more prevalent within the African-American population. Unfortunately, only a few investigators have documented the effects ofExpand
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