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Esra Uzelpasaci, Türkan Akbayrak, Serap Özgül, Ceren Orhan, Emine Baran, Gülbala Nakip, Sinan Beksac and Semra Topuz

easy, inexpensive, and noninvasive tools to use and allow accurate estimation of the intensity and type of physical activity. In addition, studies in which physical activity is assessed by questionnaires and diaries have shown that these methods are valid and reliable with significant correlation

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Carrie M. Geremia, Kelli L. Cain, Terry L. Conway, James F. Sallis and Brian E. Saelens

’s presence/absence score. More scoring information can be found in the Supplementary Material (available online). During this reduction process, various combinations for abbreviating the scoring were tested. Spearman correlations of individual items were analyzed and the items that were most related to

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Miguel A. de la Cámara, Sara Higueras-Fresnillo, Verónica Cabanas-Sánchez, Kabir P. Sadarangani, David Martinez-Gomez and Óscar L. Veiga

participants’ behavior under investigation. 11 , 12 , 15 , 16 Also, they increase knowledge on SB because most of them include questions about time spent in different SB or sitting domains. However, self-report tools (eg, single item, diaries/logs or questionnaires) show low correlation with objective data as

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Erika D. Van Dyke, Judy L. Van Raalte, Elizabeth M. Mullin and Britton W. Brewer

(CWI; Kakkos & Zervas, 1993 ) were used to test the convergent validity of the S-TQ ( Zervas et al., 2007 ), whereas the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale (SDS; Reynolds, 1982 ) was used to test the discriminant validity of the instrument. Based on the results of correlational analyses, the

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Miguel Ángel de la Cámara, Sara Higueras-Fresnillo, David Martinez-Gomez and Óscar L. Veiga

.5%. Walking was the most recognized activity pattern (99.7%). Finally, the device has proved highly reliable in recognizing walking speed (intraclass correlation coefficient [ICC] = .87; Gorelick, Bizzini, Maffiuletti, Munzinger, & Munzinger, 2009 ). The battery life of the IDEEA monitor provides up to 60 hr

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Vítor Pires Lopes, Linda Saraiva, Celina Gonçalves and Luis P. Rodrigues

), although one study in young children reported no association at all ( Spessato, Gabbard, Robinson, & Valentini, 2013 ). Brian, Goodway, Stodden, and Tsuda ( 2014 ) found that the correlation between actual and perceived motor competence increased with age (4–5 years, r  = 0.074; 7–8 years, r  = 0.133; 10

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Matti Hyvärinen, Sarianna Sipilä, Janne Kulmala, Harto Hakonen, Tuija H. Tammelin, Urho M. Kujala, Vuokko Kovanen and Eija K. Laakkonen

variables. The chi-square values and p values are presented in Table  2 . Furthermore, the concurrent validity of the SR-PA L7 and C3 was scrutinized by studying Spearman correlations between the self-reported and accelerometer-measured leisure-time light physical activity, moderate-to-vigorous physical

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Taru Manyanga, Joel D. Barnes, Chalchisa Abdeta, Ade F. Adeniyi, Jasmin Bhawra, Catherine E. Draper, Tarun R. Katapally, Asaduzzaman Khan, Estelle Lambert, Daga Makaza, Vida K. Nyawornota, Reginald Ocansey, Narayan Subedi, Riaz Uddin, Dawn Tladi and Mark S. Tremblay

grade/score and category level in scatter plots. For all correlation analyses among the 10 core indicators and global indices and descriptors (HDI, Gini coefficient, gender inequality, mean years of schooling, public health expenditure, 29 and improved drinking water coverage 39 ), Spearman’s rank

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Stephanie A. Hooker, Laura B. Oswald, Kathryn J. Reid and Kelly G. Baron

on age, gender, and body size measurements using independent samples t tests and χ 2 analyses (for gender). Pearson product-moment correlations were used to examine the bivariate relationships between study variables and to examine the relationships among variabilities in health behaviors

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Nadia C. Valentini, Lisa M. Barnett, Paulo Felipe Ribeiro Bandeira, Glauber Carvalho Nobre, Larissa Wagner Zanella and Rodrigo Flores Sartori

; Sim & Wright, 2005 ). The test-retest reliability for the PMSC-BR were analyzed using the intra-class correlation coefficient (ICC; Cicchetti & Rourke, 2004 ; Walter, 2009 ); Conservative values of reliability were adopted (above .80; Walter, 2009 ). Descriptive analysis was conducted reporting