Measurement of daily walking distance-questionnaire versus pedometer.

  title={Measurement of daily walking distance-questionnaire versus pedometer.},
  author={David Bassett and A L Cureton and Barbara E. Ainsworth},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={32 5},
PURPOSE This study compared measurements of daily walking distance on the College Alumnus questionnaire (CAQ) and a pedometer. METHODS A total of 96 men and women (25-70 yr of age) with a wide range of physical activity habits were studied. Physical activity index was computed from the College Alumnus questionnaire (PAI-CAQ) as the sum of the energy expended in stair climbing, walking, and sports and recreational physical activity. Data on walking distance were compared with values obtained… CONTINUE READING

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