Validation of a new self-report instrument for measuring physical activity.

  title={Validation of a new self-report instrument for measuring physical activity.},
  author={Mette Aadahl and Torben J\orgensen},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={35 7},
PURPOSE Development and validation of a physical activity scale for measuring physical activity in 24 h of sports, work, and leisure time on an average weekday. METHODS For development of the physical activity scale, 2500 randomly selected Danish men and women between the age of 20 and 60 were contacted by mail and asked to select frequent and relevant physical activities from a number of activities of known MET intensity. The activities were included in the physical activity scale, organized… CONTINUE READING

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