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Adam Culiver, J. Craig Garrison, Kalyssa M. Creed, John E. Conway, Shiho Goto and Sherry Werner

conditions, then he was removed from data collection. Participants were enrolled in the study by an investigator in the outpatient sports medicine facility once they were confirmed to meet the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Participants provided written informed consent prior to collection of objective

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

the Turkish KPAS is an acceptable and capable tool for the assessment of the different aspects of physical activity during pregnancy. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study to have performed psychometric validation using an objective measurement method. The ICC values for the total

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Phakkanut Mathurapongsakul and Akkradate Siriphorn

between adults and older adults. Finally, several limitations need to be considered. First, the number of participants was relatively small. Second, this study only examined fall by a self-reported falling history. Further investigations are needed to estimate the objective measurement of balance ability

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Barıs Seven, Gamze Cobanoglu, Deran Oskay and Nevin Atalay-Guzel

objective measurement tools and decrease the risk of mistakes. The limitation of our study is that the concentric tests were performed only at 90°/s angular velocity. However, higher angular velocities which are used in endurance measurements could also be tested. To our knowledge, the present study is the

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Tomohiro Yasuda

. 9 – 11 However, the handgrip strength is an objective measurement of the upper limb muscle 10 , 12 ; therefore, the field-based simplified approaches for muscle size or strength should likewise be focused on the knee extensor muscles for lower limb muscle assessment. To date, the strength, size, or

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Merrill D. Funk, Cindy L. Salazar, Miriam Martinez, Jesus Gonzalez, Perla Leyva, David Bassett Jr. and Murat Karabulut

While technological advancements in modernized societies have in some ways hindered opportunities for physical activity ( Katzmarzyk & Mason, 2009 ), technology may also be a means to track and increase activity among citizens through objective measurement and motivation to reach physical activity

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Pamela H. Kulinna, Charles B. Corbin and Hyeonho Yu

limitations. As noted in the PAT1 and PAT2 publications, a survey was used to assess physical activity behaviors. Objective measurement devices, such as pedometers and accelerometers, were not widely available at the time the study was initiated. The survey chosen for the PAT studies was easy and quick to

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Lisa M. Barnett, Dean A. Dudley, Richard D. Telford, David R. Lubans, Anna S. Bryant, William M. Roberts, Philip J. Morgan, Natasha K. Schranz, Juanita R. Weissensteiner, Stewart A. Vella, Jo Salmon, Jenny Ziviani, Anthony D. Okely, Nalda Wainwright, John R. Evans and Richard J. Keegan

.e., consistent) and valid (i.e., interpretable/understandable) measure that circumstances and resources allow. In the following section, we provide three scenarios that are relevant to the context of PE. Tremblay and Lloyd ( 2010 , p. 26) have advocated the comprehensive and objective measurement of physical

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Kerstin Gerst Emerson and Jennifer Gay

), 825 – 827 . PubMed doi:10.2105/AJPH.2004.043489 10.2105/AJPH.2004.043489 Evenson , K.R. , Buchner , D.M. , & Morland , K.B. ( 2012 ). Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behavior among US adults aged 60 years or older

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Lisa M. Barnett, David R. Lubans, Anna Timperio, Jo Salmon and Nicola D. Ridgers

competencies from an early age ( Barnett, Stodden, et al., 2016 ). The strengths of this study include the objective measurement of fitness, skill competence and physical activity, and the alignment between the actual and perceived movement skills assessed. However, there are several limitations that warrant