Physical activity measurement among individuals with disabilities: a literature review.

@article{Cervantes2010PhysicalAM,
  title={Physical activity measurement among individuals with disabilities: a literature review.},
  author={Carlos M Cervantes and David L Porretta},
  journal={Adapted physical activity quarterly : APAQ},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={173-90}
}
This review examined the literature on physical activity measurement among individuals with disabilities utilizing Yun and Ulrich's (2002) view on measurement validity. Specific inclusion criteria were identified. The search produced 115 articles; however, only 28 met all specified criteria. Findings revealed that self-reports and accelerometers were the most common approaches to measuring physical activity, and individuals with orthopedic impairments, those with mental retardation, and those… CONTINUE READING

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