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Validation Studies of the Seven Day Physical Activity Recall (PAR)

Wilkinson et al. 2004

See reference #111

Methods
7-day physical activity recall (PAR), including alternative PAR scoring algorithms compared to pedometer readings (3 days step counts). (Pearson correlations)
Sample
44 low income women
(13 African American,
19 Hispanic, and 12 White), mean age 22.4 (±3.9) years
Summary Results
  Step counts
(Welk)
PAR
Light activity (min) .35*
Moderate activity (min) .14
Hard activity (min) .12
Very Hard act. (min) -.10
Total Mod+higher (min) 10
Total activity (min) .40**
Total Kcal/kg/d (min) .22*

* p < 0.05   ** p < 0.01

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014