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Shephard, Roy J.

The Objective Monitoring of Physical Activity: Contributions of Accelerometry to Epidemiology, Exercise Science and Rehabilitation

Shephard, Roy J. - The Objective Monitoring of Physical Activity: Contributions of Accelerometry to Epidemiology, Exercise Science and Rehabilitation, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Physical Activity and Optimal Health: The Challenge to Epidemiology
Roy J. Shephard

2. A History of Physical Activity Measurement in Epidemiology
Roy J. Shephard

3. Outputs Available from Objective Monitors
Catrine Tudor-Locke

4. Protocols for Data Collection, Management and Treatment
Catrine Tudor-Locke

5. Resources for Data Interpretation and Reporting
Catrine Tudor-Locke

6. New Information on Population Activity Patterns Revealed by Objective Monitoring
Richard Larouche, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Mark S. Tremblay

7. Can the Epidemiologist Learn more from Sedentary Behaviour than from the Measurement of Physical Activity?
Valerie Carson, Travis Saunders, Mark S. Tremblay

8. New Perspectives on Activity/Disease Relationships Yielded by Objective Monitoring
Roy J. Shephard

9. Excessive Appetite vs. Inadequate Physical Activity in the Pathology of Obesity: Evidence from Objective Monitoring
Roy J. Shephard

10. Objective Monitoring and the Challenge of Defining Dose/Response Relationships for the Prevention of Chronic Disease
Roy J. Shephard

11. The Economic Benefits of Increased Physical Activity as Seen Through an Objective Lens
Roy J. Shephard

12. Limitations of Current Objective Monitors and Opportunities to Overcome These Problems
Catrine Tudor-Locke

13. Objective Measurement in Physical Activity Surveillance: Present Role and Future Potential
Adrian Bauman, Željko Pedišić, Kevin Bragg

14. Self-Report and Direct Measures of Health: Bias and Implications
Sarah Connor Gorber, Mark S. Tremblay

15. Conclusions and Future Directions
Roy J. Shephard

Keywords: Biomedicine, Human Physiology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports Medicine, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Epidemiology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Series on Epidemiology and Public Health
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319295770
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-29575-6

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