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Are self-report measures able to define individuals as physically active or inactive?

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dc.contributor.author Steene-Johannessen, Jostein
dc.contributor.author Anderssen, Sigmund A.
dc.contributor.author van der Ploeg, Hidde P.
dc.contributor.author Hendriksen, Ingrid J.M.
dc.contributor.author Donnelly, Alan Edward
dc.contributor.author Brage, Soren
dc.contributor.author Ekelund, Ulf
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-22T15:29:41Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-22T15:29:41Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/6289
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose: Assess the agreement between commonly used self-report methods compared with objectively measured physical activity (PA) in defining the prevalence of individuals compliant with PA recommendations. Methods: Time spent in moderate and vigorous PA (MVPA) was measured at two time points in 1713 healthy individuals from nine European countries using individually calibrated combined heart rate and movement sensing. Participants also completed the Recent Physical Activity Questionnaire (RPAQ), short form of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ), and short European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Physical Activity Questionnaire (EPIC-PAQ). Individuals were categorized as active (e.g., reporting >= 150 min of MVPA per week) or inactive, based on the information derived from the different measures. Sensitivity and specificity analyses and Kappa statistics were performed to evaluate the ability of the three PA questionnaires to correctly categorize individuals as active or inactive. Results: Prevalence estimates of being sufficiently active varied significantly (P for all en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise;48, 235-244
dc.subject physical activity en_US
dc.subject sensitivity en_US
dc.subject self-report en_US
dc.subject questionnaire en_US
dc.title Are self-report measures able to define individuals as physically active or inactive? en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2017-11-22T15:08:25Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000760
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1629922
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Medicine and science in sports and exercise
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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