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What do IPAQ questions mean to older adults? Lessons from cognitive interviews

Heesch, Kristiann C, van Uffelen, Jannique, Hill, Robert L and Brown, Wendy J (2010) What do IPAQ questions mean to older adults? Lessons from cognitive interviews. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 7. ISSN 1479-5868

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Abstract

Most questionnaires used for physical activity (PA) surveillance have been developed for adults aged ≤65 years. Given the health benefits of PA for older adults and the aging of the population, it is important to include adults aged 65+ years in PA surveillance. However, few studies have examined how well older adults understand PA surveillance questionnaires. This study aimed to document older adults' understanding of questions from the International PA Questionnaire (IPAQ), which is used worldwide for PA surveillance.

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Article number 35

Uncontrolled Keywords: IPAQ, questionnaires, surveys, physical activity, physical activities, surveillance, 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: VUIR
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2013 23:17
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2019 02:15
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21407
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-7-35
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