alexa A comparison of indirect versus direct measures for assessing physical activity in the pediatric population: a systematic review.


Bioenergetics: Open Access

Author(s): Adamo KB, Prince SA, Tricco AC, ConnorGorber S, Tremblay M

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Abstract BACKGROUND: Accurate assessment of physical activity (PA) in children and adolescents is required to establish PA levels, monitor changes and inform public healthy policy. This study systematically reviews the literature to determine the extent of agreement between indirect (e.g., questionnaire) and direct (e.g., accelerometry) assessments of PA in pediatric populations (
  • DOI: 10.1080/17477160802315010
  • This article was published in Int J Pediatr Obes and referenced in Bioenergetics: Open Access

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