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Minimum Wear Duration for the activPAL Professional Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females

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Dowd, K. P., Purtill, H., Harrington, D. M., Hislop, J. F., Reilly, J. J., & Donnelly, A. E. (2017)
Minimum Wear Duration for the activPAL Professional Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females. Pediatric Exercise Science, 29(3), 427-433. https://doi.org/10.1123/pes.2016-0188
Objectives: This study aims to determine the minimum number of days of monitoring required to reliably predict sitting/lying time, standing time, light intensity physical acti...

Validity of wrist worn accelerometers and comparability between hip and wrist placement sites in estimating physical activity behaviour in preschool children

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Hislop, J., Palmer, N., Anand, P., & Aldin, T. (2016)
Validity of wrist worn accelerometers and comparability between hip and wrist placement sites in estimating physical activity behaviour in preschool children. Physiological Measurement, 37(10), 1701-1714. https://doi.org/10.1088/0967-3334/37/10/1701
Wrist-worn accelerometers can increase compliance with wearing accelerometers, however, several large scale studies continue to use hip-worn accelerometers and it is unclear h...

An investigation into the minimum accelerometry wear time for reliable estimates of habitual physical activity and definition of a standard measurement day in pre-school children.

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Hislop, J., Law, J., Rush, R., Grainger, A., Bulley, C., Reilly, J. J., & Mercer, T. (2014)
An investigation into the minimum accelerometry wear time for reliable estimates of habitual physical activity and definition of a standard measurement day in pre-school children. Physiological Measurement, 35(11), 2213-2228. https://doi.org/10.1088/0967-3334/35/11/2213
The purpose of this study was to determine the number of hours and days of accelerometry data necessary to provide a reliable estimate of habitual physical activity in pre-sch...

Comparison of Epoch and Uniaxial versus Triaxial Accelerometers in the Measurement of Physical Activity in Preschool Children: A Validation Study

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Hislop, J. F., Bulley, C., Mercer, T. H., & Reilly, J. J. (2012)
Comparison of Epoch and Uniaxial versus Triaxial Accelerometers in the Measurement of Physical Activity in Preschool Children: A Validation Study. Pediatric Exercise Science, 24(3), 450-460. doi:10.1123/pes.24.3.450
This study compared accelerometry cut points for sedentary behavior, light and moderate to vigorous intensity activity (MVPA) against a criterion measure, the Children's Activ...

Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: review with new data

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Reilly, J. J., Penpraze, V., Hislop, J., Davies, G., Grant, S., & Paton, J. Y. (2008)
Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: review with new data. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93(7), 614-619. https://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2007.133272
Objective methods are being used increasingly for the quantification of the amount of physical activity, intensity of physical activity and amount of sedentary behaviour in ch...

How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project

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Ryde, G. C., Gorely, T., Jepson, R., Gray, C., Shepherd, A., Mackison, D., …Evans, J. M. M. (2017)
How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project. BMC Women's Health, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-017-0405-z
Background The benefits of physical activity are well established, yet large numbers of people are not sufficiently active to gain health benefits. Certain population groups a...