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Are Active Australia physical activity questions valid for older adults?

Heesch, Kristiann C, Hill, Robert L, van Uffelen, Jannique and Brown, Wendy J (2011) Are Active Australia physical activity questions valid for older adults? Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 14 (3). pp. 233-237. ISSN 1440-2440 (print) 1878-1861 (online)

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Abstract

The Active Australia Survey (AAS) is used for physical activity (PA) surveillance in the general Australian adult population, but its validity in older adults has not been evaluated. Our aim was to examine the convergent validity of the AAS questions in older adults.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: elderly, aged, independent living, population surveillance, questionnaires, reliability, validity, surveys, pedometers, health, step-count, Brisbane
Subjects: Current > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Depositing User: Yimin Zeng
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2013 02:54
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2019 02:19
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21399
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2010.11.004
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