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Ellen Freiberger, Elisabeth Rydwik, Astrid Chorus, Erwin Tak, Christophe Delecluse, Federico Schena, Nina Waaler, Bob Laventure and Nico van Meeteren

organizations such as the European Health Management Association or similar organizations with support from the EU; ○ Monitor the effects and value of interventions ( Tan-Torres Edejer et al., 2003 ) with objective measurements of physical activity, physical function, and perceived quality of life, and with

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Rienk M.A. van der Slikke, Daan J.J. Bregman, Monique A.M. Berger, Annemarie M.H. de Witte and Dirk-Jan (H.) E.J. Veeger

validity of the systems often questionable. In wheelchair basketball, the classification method is also time consuming and complicated. The use of objective measurement methods and sport-specific field tests can aid classifiers in their decision making. Results of the present study show the significance of

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Claudia O. Alberico, J. Aaron Hipp and Rodrigo S. Reis

between access and use of FZ and populational physical activity levels. However, one of the strong points of this study was the use of 2 categories for neighborhood income in the statistical model, as well as objective measurement through SOPARC. Conclusions We verified patterns of use and physical

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Karen C. Smith, Griffin L. Michl, Jeffrey N. Katz and Elena Losina

conditions instead of objective measurements. As such, they may have limited their ability to find more subtle associations between weather and physical activity in study participants. In a study that did use objective weather measurements in the context of a physical activity intervention, Chan et al 16

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Raquel Aparicio-Ugarriza, Raquel Pedrero-Chamizo, María del Mar Bibiloni, Gonzalo Palacios, Antoni Sureda, Agustín Meléndez-Ortega, Josep Antoni Tur Marí and Marcela González-Gross

Although both terms are closely related, they should not be treated as synonyms. 7 PA is defined as any body movement performed by muscle action that increases energy expenditure. 8 PA can be quantified by intensity, duration, or frequency, using subjective or objective measurements. Moreover, PA volume

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Yang Bai, Kelly Allums-Featherston, Pedro F. Saint-Maurice, Gregory J. Welk and Norma Candelaria

study has not been directly tested, although previous studies examined the scale compatibility and reliability in a small sample. Future studies may consider further investigating variables that impact student enjoyment toward PA and PE, and using objective measurements of PA and SB. Overall, the study

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Melinda Forthofer, Marsha Dowda, Jennifer R. O’Neill, Cheryl L. Addy, Samantha McDonald, Lauren Reid and Russell R. Pate

effects of gender and psychosocial factors on changes in PA over time, with a representative sample of children and objectively measured PA. This analysis used data from a prospective cohort study of changes in PA with objective measurement of PA to consider gender differences in changes in PA in a

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Scott E. Crouter, Paul R. Hibbing and Samuel R. LaMunion

is to improve measurement of the individual components of SB, with the goal of eventually developing streamlined methods for combining posture and EE measurement to adhere with the consensus definition of SB. To that end, this paper seeks to understand objective measurement of posture and EE as it

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Rawan Hashem, Juan P. Rey-López, Mark Hamer, Anne McMunn, Peter H. Whincup, Christopher G. Owen, Alex Rowlands and Emmanuel Stamatakis

guidelines. Prevalence of Physical Inactivity PA differences between sexes have been consistently reported in the literature using objective measurement methods 18 and also in Kuwait using PA questionnaires. 5 For example, in the latter study conducted in 2009 in Kuwaiti adolescents (aged 14–19 y), 56% of

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Ali Brian, Sally Taunton, Chelsee Shortt, Adam Pennell and Ryan Sacko

, S. , & Paton , J.Y. ( 2008 ). Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: Review with new data . Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93 ( 7 ), 614 – 619 . PubMed ID: 18305072 doi:10.1136/adc.2007.133272 10.1136/adc.2007.133272 Robinson , L.E. , Stodden , D