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Erin Strutz, Raymond Browning, Stephanie Smith, Barbara Lohse and Leslie Cunningham-Sabo

, self-report, and objective measures (ie, accelerometry) have generated mixed results. 14 , 15 Accelerometry is the current best-practice technique for measuring free-living PA in adults and children. 16 , 17 Body-worn accelerometers (ACCs) provide an objective measurement of the frequency, intensity

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Wesley O’Brien, Michael J. Duncan, Orlagh Farmer and Diarmuid Lester

intervention was collected on participants in their class groups (maximum n  = 30) during specific school visits. Objective measurements, such as FMS and FMS ™ , were carried out during a typical PE class, while subjective self-report questionnaire measurements were taken during a separate school visit in a

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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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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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Federico Jose Villalba and Melina Soledad Martínez

Key Points ▸ The global incidence of sternoclavicular injuries is lower than 1%. ▸ There are no therapeutic approaches or rehabilitation protocols established for this condition. ▸ A treatment based on exercises and education improved subjective and objective measurements. Shoulder pain is the

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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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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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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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Vincent Shieh, Ashwini Sansare, Minal Jain, Thomas Bulea, Martina Mancini and Cris Zampieri

clinically feasible manner. However, access to this technology for clinicians and researchers is limited by its cost, space requirements, and portability; therefore, there has been an effort to validate other instruments that provide the same objective measurements. Recent findings have shown that wearable

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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