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Measuring physical activity and energy expenditure

Author: Henry J Montoye
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This manual of practical guidelines is written by internationally known experts in exercise physiology and exercise epidemiology. It's the only book that covers all available methods for assessing energy expenditure and physical activity. It includes comprehensive references on the topic and highlights promising areas for future research in measurement methodology. And the extensive appendixes include a number of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry J Montoye
ISBN: 0873225007 9780873225007
OCLC Number: 31374102
Description: vii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Plan and Scope --
Ch. 2. Basic Principles and Laboratory Methods --
Ch. 3. Doubly Labeled Water --
Ch. 4. Behavioral Observation and Time/Motion Analyses --
Ch. 5. The Diary Method --
Ch. 6. Questionnaires and Interviews --
Ch. 7. Movement Assessment Devices --
Ch. 8. Estimating Energy Expenditure From Physiologic Response to Activity --
Ch. 9. Conclusions --
Appendix A Abbreviations, Symbols, and Conversion Table --
Appendix B Procedures for Measuring Oxygen Consumption (VO[subscript 2]): Open Circuit Method --
Appendix C Classification by Energy Cost of Human Physical Activities --
Appendix D Tecumseh and Minnesota Occupational and Leisure Time Activity Questionnaires --
Appendix E Paffenbarger/Harvard Alumni Questionnaire --
Appendix F Physical Activity Recall Items --
Appendix G Baecke Questionnaire --
Appendix H Health Insurance Plan of New York Questionnaire --
Appendix I British Civil Servant Questionnaire --
Appendix J Framingham Leisure Time Physical Activity Questionnaire --
Appendix K U.S. National Health Survey, 1991, Physical Activity Questionnaire --
Appendix L Modified Baecke Questionnaire --
Appendix M Zutphen Physical Activity Questionnaire --
Appendix N The Yale Physical Activity Survey --
Appendix O Netherlands Health Education Project Questionnaire --
Appendix P The Amsterdam Growth Study Questionnaire.
Responsibility: Henry J. Montoye [and others].


Covers all available methods for assessing energy expenditure and physical activity. The text also includes references on the topic, and outlines areas for future research in measurement methodology.  Read more...


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