Comparison of activity levels using the Caltrac accelerometer and five questionnaires.

@article{Miller1994ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of activity levels using the Caltrac accelerometer and five questionnaires.},
  author={Dale Jonathan Miller and Patty S. Freedson and Gregory M. Kline},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1994},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          376-82
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to compare the physical activity levels of physical therapists using five activity questionnaires and one electronic motion sensor (Caltrac). Thirty-three physical therapists (26 female, seven male) were monitored for seven consecutive days. The Caltrac data were compared with five questionnaires, including the Baecke (Baecke); Godin and Shephard (Godin); Ross and Jackson (NASA); 3-d record (3-d); and 7-d recall (7-d). A significant (P < 0.01) Spearman rank order… CONTINUE READING
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