It is broadly accepted that physical activity provides substantial health benefits. Despite strong evidence, approximately 60% to 95% of US adults are insufficiently active to obtain these health benefits. This dissertation explored five projects that examined the measurement properties and methodology for a variety of physical activity assessment methods. Project one identified validity evidence for the new MyWellness Key accelerometer in sixteen adults.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- In bibliographical references (p. 209-224)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Physical activity, nutrition and wellness