Validation of a questionnaire to assess physical activity of children ages 4-8 years.

@article{Harro1997ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a questionnaire to assess physical activity of children ages 4-8 years.},
  author={Maarike Harro},
  journal={Research quarterly for exercise and sport},
  year={1997},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={259-68}
}
  • Maarike Harro
  • Published 1997 in Research quarterly for exercise and sport
Three physical activity questionnaires were validated against heart rate (HR) monitoring and motion accelerometer data. All three methods were carried out simultaneously on 62 children ages 4-8 years on 4 consecutive days. The questionnaires were filled in by the children's parents and teachers. The reported time of physical activity with moderate to vigorous intensity, expected to increase HR above 140 beats per minute (bpm), correlated with the time of HR > or = 140 bpm and > or = 150 bpm (r… CONTINUE READING

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