Validation of the Arizona Activity Frequency Questionnaire using doubly labeled water.

@article{Staten2001ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the Arizona Activity Frequency Questionnaire using doubly labeled water.},
  author={Lisa K Staten and D L Taren and W. Huntting Howell and M Y Tobar and Eric T. Poehlman and Anita Hill and P. M. Reid and Cheryl Ritenbaugh},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 11},
  pages={1959-67}
}
PURPOSE Physical activity questionnaires (PAQs) are considered the most cost-efficient method to estimate total energy expenditure (TEE) in epidemiological studies. However, relatively few PAQs have been validated using doubly labeled water (DLW) in women or in samples with diverse ethnic backgrounds. This study was conducted to validate the Arizona Activity Frequency Questionnaire (AAFQ) for estimation of TEE and physical activity energy expenditure (PAEE) over 1 month using DLW as a reference… CONTINUE READING