International Physical Activity Questionnaire Overestimation is Ameliorated by Individual Analysis of the Scores

@article{Bermdez2013InternationalPA,
  title={International Physical Activity Questionnaire Overestimation is Ameliorated by Individual Analysis of the Scores},
  author={Valmore Berm{\'u}dez and Joselyn Rojas and Evelyn B C{\'o}rdova and Roberto A{\~n}ez and A. Toledo and M. Aguirre and C. Cano and N. Arr{\'a}iz and M. Velasco and J. L{\'o}pez-Miranda},
  journal={American Journal of Therapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={20},
  pages={448–458}
}
  • Valmore Bermúdez, Joselyn Rojas, +7 authors J. López-Miranda
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Therapeutics
  • Sedentarism is considered a risk factor for coronary heart disease and death from any cardiovascular disease. The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) assesses physical activity in metabolic equivalents, using 4 dimensions: occupation, transportation, household activities, and leisure-time physical activity. The purpose of this investigation was to assess physical activity levels in the patients enrolled in the Maracaibo City Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence Study, currently… CONTINUE READING
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