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)

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.

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Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21399
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2010.11.004
Official URL http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Keywords elderly, aged, independent living, population surveillance, questionnaires, reliability, validity, surveys, pedometers, health, step-count, Brisbane
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