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Melissa Bittner

Edited by Michael Horvat, Luke Kelly, Martin Block, and Ron Croce. Published 2019 by Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL. $67.00 , 280 pp., ISBN 978-1-4925-4380-0 Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment , by Michael Horvat, Luke Kelly, Martin Block, and Ron Croce, now in its second

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Stamatis Agiovlasitis, Robert W. Motl, John T. Foley, and Bo Fernhall

This study examined the relationship between energy expenditure and wrist accelerometer output during walking in persons with and without Down syndrome (DS). Energy expenditure in metabolic equivalent units (METs) and activity-count rate were respectively measured with portable spirometry and a uniaxial wrist accelerometer in 17 persons with DS (age: 24.7 ± 6.9 years; 9 women) and 21 persons without DS (age: 26.3 ± 5.2 years; 12 women) during six over-ground walking trials. Combined groups regression showed that the relationship between METs and activity-count rate differed between groups (p < .001). Separate models for each group included activity-count rate and squared activity-count rate as significant predictors of METs (p ≤ .005). Prediction of METs appeared accurate based on Bland-Altman plots and the lack of between-group difference in mean absolute prediction error (DS: 17.07%; Non-DS: 18.74%). Although persons with DS show altered METs to activity-count rate relationship during walking, prediction of their energy expenditure from wrist accelerometry appears feasible.

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Tina Smith, Sue Reeves, Lewis G. Halsey, Jörg Huber, and Jin Luo

adaptation. Generally, pedometers have been regarded as less accurate than accelerometers in physical activity assessment 24 , 25 and are affected by increasing body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference, and greater pedometer tilt in overweight and obese adults leading to an underestimation of actual

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Tracey L. Clissold, Paul W. Winwood, John B. Cronin, and Mary Jane De Souza

765 23698245 10.1249/MSS.0b013e31829ba765 21. Weeks BK , Beck BR . The BPAQ: a bone-specific physical activity assessment instrument . Osteoporis Int . 2008 ; 19 ( 11 ): 1567 – 1577 . PubMed doi:10.1007/s00198-008-0606-2 10.1007/s00198-008-0606-2 22. Frost HM . Bone “mass” and the

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* Jeanmarie Burke * Jim Lyons * 10 2007 24 4 352 363 10.1123/apaq.24.4.352 Books & Media Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment Marci Pope 10 2007 24 4 364 366 10.1123/apaq.24.4.364 Digest Digest Rebecca Woodard Scott J. Pedersen Kevin M. Casebolt Suzanna Rocco Dillon Louisa S

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* Katie Cederberg * Kerri A. Vanderbom * C. Scott Bickel * James H. Rimmer * Robert W. Motl * 1 10 2018 35 4 476 497 10.1123/apaq.2017-0109 apaq.2017-0109 BOOKS & MEDIA Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment, 2nd Edition Melissa Bittner 1 10 2018 35 4 498 500 10.1123/apaq.2018

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Kati S. Karinharju, Sjaan R. Gomersall, Kelly M. Clanchy, Stewart G. Trost, Li T. Yeo, and Sean M. Tweedy

report . U.S. Department of Health and Human Services . Ainsworth , B. , Cahalin , L. , Buman , M. , & Ross , R. ( 2015 ). The current state of physical activity assessment tools . Progress in Cardiovascular