Measurement of Physical Activity and Inactivity in Epidemiologic Studies



  • This chapter presents an overview of tools used to assess physical activity and inactivity. These include objective measures of energy expenditure, objective measures of physical activity, objective measures of physical fitness, subjective measures of physical activity, measures of physical inactivity, and considerations for selecting an appropriate assessment tool.
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    International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9780195183009