Comparison of methods to measure physical activity in postmenopausal women.


Five methods for assessing physical activity were evaluated in a population of 255 white, postmenopausal women participating in a randomized trial on the effects of walking on bone loss. Methods were the Paffenbarger survey, a modified Paffenbarger, the large-scale integrated activity monitor (LSI), caloric intake, and the Baecke survey. Significant… (More)