The health benefits of physical activity are widely accepted. Emerging research also indicates that sedentary behaviors can carry negative health consequences regardless of physical activity level. This dissertation explored four projects that examined measurement properties of physical activity and sedentary behavior monitors. Project one identified the oxygen costs of four other care activities in seventeen adults. Pushing a wheelchair and pushing a stroller were identified as moderate-intensity activities.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2012Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical referencesNote typebibliography
- Field of study: Kinesiology