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The Brunel Lifestyle Physical Activity Questionnaire


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You are browsing a database of standardized questionnaires that ask about respondents' walking and bicycling habits.

The survey on this page is presented for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be filled out by visitors to this Web site.

The Applied Research Program maintains this database, but, except where noted, did not create and does not maintain the questionnaires themselves. For more information about a specific questionnaire, please contact its author(s). When possible, we cite the source of each questionnaire near the top of the page.

In: Karageorghis CI, Vencato MM, Chatzisarantis NL, Carron AV. Development and initial validation of the Brunel lifestyle physical activity questionnaire. Br J Sports Med 2005 May;39(5):e23. [View Abstract]

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Part A: Pre-planned lifestyle physical activity

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Note. Pre-planned lifestyle physical activity is any activity that is scheduled into your daily routine, which may enhance your health, fitness or well-being. Examples include brisk walking, gardening, cycling, team games, etc.

  1. Q1. How many times in a normal week do you engage in pre-planned physical activity?
    • 7 or more times
    • 5 - 6 times
    • 3 - 4 times
    • 1 - 2 times
    • Never
  2. Q2. How long have you been engaging in pre-planned physical activity at this weekly rate?
    • More than
    • 7 months
    • 4 - 6 months
    • 1 - 3 months
    • Less than
    • 1 month
    • Not relevant to me
  3. Q3. In general, what is the duration of each session of pre-planned physical activity that you engage in?
    • More than 30 min
    • 21 - 30 min
    • 10 - 20 min
    • Less than
    • 10 min
    • Not relevant to me
  4. Q4. If you add together each session of pre-planned physical activity that you engage in during a normal week, how much time would you estimate that you spend in total?
    • More than 5 h
    • 3 - 5 h
    • 1 - 2 h
    • Less than 1 h
    • Not relevant to me
  5. Q5. In the past, how long have you generally persisted with a pre-planned physical activity program before giving up?
    • More than 6 months, or
    • I have never given up
    • Up to 6 months
    • Up to 3 months
    • Up to 1 month
    • Not relevant to me as I have never persisted
  6. Q6. How vigorously do you engage in pre-planned physical activity?
    • Very hard
    • Hard
    • Moderately hard
    • Very light
    • Not relevant to me
    • ("Very light" means that you hardly get out of breath. "Very hard" means that you exercise to the extent that you are breathing deeply)

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014