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Development and initial validation of the Brunel lifestyle physical activity questionnaire.
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PMID:  15849276     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVES: To develop a valid and reliable internet based lifestyle physical activity questionnaire suitable for use among the United Kingdom population. METHODS: After a detailed content analysis and item generation using a panel of experts, an internet based measure of lifestyle physical activity behaviour was developed. Data were collected from 1369 subjects in total. Confirmatory factor analysis was used to examine the two subscales of the Brunel lifestyle physical activity questionnaire among independent samples and by use of multisample analyses. RESULTS: The confirmatory factor analysis showed the psychometric integrity of two subscales: planned physical activity and unplanned physical activity. CONCLUSION: The questionnaire is a valid and reliable instrument designed to provide an online behavioural assessment to be used in conjunction with a 12 week personalised fitness programme delivered through the internet.
C I Karageorghis; M M Vencato; N L D Chatzisarantis; A V Carron
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of sports medicine     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1473-0480     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Sports Med     Publication Date:  2005 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-25     Completed Date:  2005-06-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0432520     Medline TA:  Br J Sports Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e23     Citation Subset:  IM    
School of Sport and Education, Brunel University, West London, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Health Status Indicators
Leisure Activities
Life Style*
Physical Fitness*
Pilot Projects
Reproducibility of Results

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