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Validation Studies of the CHAMPS Activities Questionnaire for Older Adults

Resnicow et al. 2003

See reference #21

Methods
Relationship between modified CHAMPS (and 3 other questionnaires) and Estimated VO2 max and BMI (Pearson Correlations)
Sample
138-African-American men and women (78% female) in the Healthy Body/Healthy Spirit Trial; 21-68 years of age
Summary Results
Age VO2 BMI
21-39 years
-all activities
0.31** 0.08
-mod/vigorous
0.35** 0.11
40+ years
-all activities
0.05** -0.02
-mod/vigorous
-0.00** 0.03
Men
-all activities
0.42* 0.15
-mod/vigorous
0.43* 0.19
Women
-all activities
0.07 -0.01
-mod/vigorous
0.05 0.02

* p < 0.05   ** p < 0.01

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Stewart et al. 2001

See reference #22

Methods
Relationship of CHAMPS moderate and greater (M) intensity measures and All activities measures (ALL) of EE and Frequency/week (FW), to physical activity measures and physical functioning measures (Pearson Correlations)
Sample
173 men and women from CHAMPS intervention trial (86 intervention and 87 control) plus 76 from the community; 65-90 years of age
Summary Results
  EE-M FW-M EE-ALL FW-ALL
BMI
-0.06 -0.17** 0.04 -0.21**
LBF
0.28** 0.20** 0.27** 0.15
6-mw
0.27** 0.21*** 0.22*** 0.10
PF
0.30*** 0.30*** 0.27*** 0.23***
EF
0.20** 0.23*** 0.17** 0.14*
P
0.11 0.17** 0.07 0.08
WB
0.09 0.14** 0.05 0.02

* p < 0.05   ** p < 0.01   *** p < 0.001

Summary Legend:
BMI = Body Mass Index
LBF = Low body functioning
6-mw = 6-min walk
PF = Self-reported physical functioning
EF = Self-reported energy/fatigue
P = Self reported Pain
WB = Self reported Psychological well-being

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Harada et al. 2001

See reference #23

Methods
Relationship between CHAMPS - moderate and all activities (Pearson Correlations)
Sample
87 older adults; 61% Japanese American, 34% white, 5% African American; 65-89 years of age
Summary Results
  CHAMPS All activities CHAMPS moderate
(All Subjects)
ML-
   
   ankle 0.36** 0.42**
   waist 0.42*** 0.48***
EPESE- LBF
0.46** 0.44**
6-M
0.46** 0.54**
BMI
0.006 -0.02
PF
0.39** 0.41**
GH
0.35** 0.42**
MH
0.25** 0.28**
P
0.26** 0.28**

** p < 0.01   *** p < 0.001

Summary Legend:
ML = Mini-logger Activity monitor
EPESE = a short physical performance battery
LBF = lower body functioning
6-M = 6-minute walk
BMI = Body Mass Index
PF = Self-report physical functioning
GH = Self-report general health perceptions
MH = Self-report mental health
P = Pain

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