Objective measurement of physical activity in youth : current issues, future directions

Trost, Stewart G. (2001) Objective measurement of physical activity in youth : current issues, future directions. Exercise Sports Sciences Reviews, 29(1), pp. 32-36.

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Abstract

Second-generation activity monitors have revolutionized the way in which we measure youth physical activity. Use of the monitors avoids the problems associated with self-report methods and allows for the estimation of physical activity patterns over time. This article examines important methodological issues related to the use of activity monitors in children and adolescents.

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ID Code: 72251
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0091-6331
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Deposited On: 29 May 2014 23:29
Last Modified: 29 May 2014 23:29

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