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2014

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Patty S. Freedson

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Validation Of A Previous Day Recall For Measuring The Location And Purpose Of Active And Sedentary Behaviors Compared To Direct Observation, Sarah Kozey Keadle, Kate Lyden, Amanda Hickey, Evan L. Ray, Jay H. Fowke, Patty S. Freedson, Charles E. Matthews Dec 2013

Validation Of A Previous Day Recall For Measuring The Location And Purpose Of Active And Sedentary Behaviors Compared To Direct Observation, Sarah Kozey Keadle, Kate Lyden, Amanda Hickey, Evan L. Ray, Jay H. Fowke, Patty S. Freedson, Charles E. Matthews

Patty S. Freedson

Purpose Gathering contextual information (i.e., location and purpose) about active and sedentary behaviors is an advantage of self-report tools such as previous day recalls (PDR). However, the validity of PDR’s for measuring context has not been empirically tested. The purpose of this paper was to compare PDR estimates of location and purpose to direct observation (DO). Methods Fifteen adult (18–75 y) and 15 adolescent (12–17 y) participants were directly observed during at least one segment of the day (i.e., morning, afternoon or evening). Participants completed their normal daily routine while trained observers recorded the location ...