Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: review with new data.

@article{Reilly2008ObjectiveMO,
  title={Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: review with new data.},
  author={John J. Reilly and Victoria Penpraze and Jenny Hislop and Gemma Davies and sean. grant and James Y. Paton},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 7},
  pages={614-9}
}
Objective methods are being used increasingly for the quantification of the amount of physical activity, intensity of physical activity and amount of sedentary behaviour in children. The accelerometer is currently the objective method of choice. In this review we address the advantages of objective measurement compared with more traditional subjective methods, notably the avoidance of bias, greater confidence in the amount of activity and sedentary behaviour measured, and improved ability to… CONTINUE READING
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