Validation of a 3-day physical activity recall instrument in female youth

Pate, R.R., Ross, R., Dowda, M., & Trost, S.G. (2003) Validation of a 3-day physical activity recall instrument in female youth. Pediatric Exercise Science, 15(3), pp. 257-265.

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The purpose of this study was to examine the validity of the 3-Day Physical Activity Recall (3DPAR) self-report instrument in a sample of eighth and ninth grade girls (n = 70, 54.3% white, 37.1% African American). Criterion measures of physical activity were derived using the CSA 7164 accelerometer. Participants wore a CSA monitor for 7 consecutive days and completed the self-report physical activity recall for the last 3 of those days. Self-reported total METs, 30-min blocks of MVPA, and 30-min blocks of VPA were all significantly correlated with analogous CSA variables for 7 days (r = 0.35-0.51; P < 0.01) and 3 days (r = 0.27-0.46; P < 0.05) of monitoring. The results indicate that the 3DPAR is a valid instrument for assessing overall, vigorous, and moderate to vigorous physical activity in adolescent girls.

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ID Code: 72071
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: ISI Document Delivery No.: 709YP Times Cited: 119 Cited Reference Count: 24 Pate, RR Ross, R Dowda, M Trost, SG Sirard, JR Human kinetics publ inc Champaign;<Go to ISI>://WOS:000184654400003
Keywords: csa activity monitor, computer-science, children, validity, accelerometry, adolescents
ISSN: 0899-8493
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Deposited On: 23 May 2014 01:44
Last Modified: 23 May 2014 01:45

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