Commentary: Measuring physical activity in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  title={Commentary: Measuring physical activity in Sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Nicholas J Wareham},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={30 6},
Many have speculated that the rising incidence of non-communicable diseases in developing countries is, in part, attributable to changes to population physical activity patterns. However, the evidence supporting such assertions is relatively weak, largely because physical activity is a difficult behaviour to characterize in epidemiological studies. The increasing interest in attempting to assess it better has led to a proliferation of reports of the development and evaluation of physical… CONTINUE READING