Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Obesity Epidemiology$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Frank Hu

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195312911

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 30 November 2020

Physical Activity Measurements

Physical Activity Measurements

(p.119) 7 Physical Activity Measurements
Obesity Epidemiology

Frank B. Hu

Oxford University Press

This chapter begins by discussing conceptual definitions and the multidimensional aspects of physical activity and exercise. It then describes self-reported methods and monitoring devices for measuring physical activity commonly used in epidemiologic studies. It discusses validation studies of physical activity questionnaires and methods used to correct for measurement errors in the analyses of physical activity and obesity and weight change.

Keywords:   obesity research, physical activity, exercise, validation studies, weight change

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .