Criterion and Concurrent Validity of the activPAL™ Professional Physical Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females

@inproceedings{Dowd2012CriterionAC,
  title={Criterion and Concurrent Validity of the activPAL™ Professional Physical Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females},
  author={Kieran P Dowd and Deirdre M Harrington and Alan Edward Donnelly},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The activPAL has been identified as an accurate and reliable measure of sedentary behaviour. However, only limited information is available on the accuracy of the activPAL activity count function as a measure of physical activity, while no unit calibration of the activPAL has been completed to date. This study aimed to investigate the criterion validity of the activPAL, examine the concurrent validity of the activPAL, and perform and validate a value calibration of the activPAL in an… CONTINUE READING
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