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46 results for "International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM)"

Accelerometry Cutpoints and Older Adults: A Systematic Review

  • Presented on 2011

Introduction Most accelerometry research is in children and adults. Literature on accelerometry in older adults is limited and many studies rely on validity studies completed on younger adults to determine cutpoints for exercise intensity. The purpose of this study was: to review the literature to identify studies that used ActiGraph ...

Assessing Physical Activity in British Pakistani Women

  • Presented on 2011

Introduction The aims of this study were to assess the quality of data on physical activity obtained by recall from British Pakistani women, and to explore the feasibility of using accelerometer-based physical activity monitors to provide more objective measure of physical activity in this group. Previously only questionnaire data have ...

A Pair-Matched Comparison of Objectively Measured Sedentary and Physical Activity Levels of Obese/Overweight Dogs With Normal Weight Dogs

  • Presented on 2011

Introduction Accurate measurement of canine physical activity (PA) is important in obesity treatment and prevention in veterinary medicine [1]. Methods of PA measurement often rely on owner recall and thus open to the same cognitive problems recognised in human PA measurement [1]. Accelerometry has been shown to be a valid, practical and ...

Measuring Sitting and Standing at Work Separately: Validating the Brief Occupational Sitting and Physical Activity Questionnaire (OSPAQ)

  • Presented on 2011

Introduction Sitting at work is an emerging occupational health risk [1]. Few instruments designed for use in population-based research measure occupational sitting and standing as distinct behaviours [2]. The aim of this study was to develop and validate a brief measure of occupational sitting and physical activity. Methods A convenience sample (N=99, 61% ...

Patterns of Change in Daily Step Counts, Where Does the Change Happen?

  • Presented on 2011

Purpose To examine the change in the average daily steps taken at different cadence (steps/min) levels when a change in total steps/day occurs. Methods A total of 43 people participated in a one week intervention with the goal to increase time spent in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Participants wore a ...