Validation of an Internet-based long version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire in Danish adults using combined accelerometry and heart rate monitoring.

@article{Hansen2014ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of an Internet-based long version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire in Danish adults using combined accelerometry and heart rate monitoring.},
  author={Andreas Wolff Hansen and Inger Dahl-Petersen and J{\o}rn Wulff Helge and S{\o}ren Brage and Morten Gr{\o}nb{\ae}k and Trine Flensborg-Madsen},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2014},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          654-64
        }
}
BACKGROUND The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) is commonly used in surveys, but reliability and validity has not been established in the Danish population. METHODS Among participants in the Danish Health Examination survey 2007-2008, 142 healthy participants (45% men) wore a unit that combined accelerometry and heart rate monitoring (Acc+HR) for 7 consecutive days and then completed the IPAQ. Background data were obtained from the survey. Physical activity energy… CONTINUE READING
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