Validity and reliability question 8 of the Paffenbarger Physical Activity Questionnaire among healthy adults.

@article{Simpson2015ValidityAR,
  title={Validity and reliability question 8 of the Paffenbarger Physical Activity Questionnaire among healthy adults.},
  author={Kathleen Simpson and Beth A. Parker and Jeffrey A. Capizzi and Paul Daniel Thompson and Priscilla M. Clarkson and Patty S. Freedson and Linda S. Pescatello},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2015},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={116-23}
}
BACKGROUND Little information exists regarding the psychometric properties of question 8 (Q8) of the Paffenbarger Physical Activity Questionnaire (PPAQ) to assess exercise. Thus, we conducted 2 studies to assess the validity and test-retest reliability of Q8 among adults. METHODS Study 1 participants (n = 419) were 44.1 ± 16.1 years of age. Validity was determined by comparing self-reported hr·d-1 in sedentary, light, moderate, and vigorous intensity physical activity (PA) and MET-hr·wk-1 on… CONTINUE READING
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