Comparison of pedometer and activity diary for measurement of physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Moore2009ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of pedometer and activity diary for measurement of physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Rosemary Patricia Moore and David J Berlowitz and Linda Denehy and Bruce Jackson and Christine F. McDonald},
  journal={Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          57-61
        }
}
PURPOSE Precise, inexpensive tools for measuring physical activity levels are important for developing strategies to improve symptoms and enhance quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Self-report questionnaires and diaries have been used in many populations with variable results. The pedometer is widely recognized as a valid and reliable objective measurement tool, but it has not been well tested in COPD. This study aimed to determine the relationship between free… CONTINUE READING
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