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The Medical Research Council Physical Activity Assessment
Availability
Please visit this website for more information about the instrument: Click here for the Physical Activity Assessment instrument.
Classification
Supplemental: Huntington's Disease (HD)
Short Description of Instrument
The Medical Research Council offers a wide range of physical activity assessments that cover a wide range of information. The scope of physical activity includes frequency, intensity, duration and type.
References
Ainsworth BE, Haskell WL, Whitt MC, Irwin MC, Swatz AM. Compendium of physical activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities: Click here for Med Sci Sports  Exerc. 2000; S498-504.
 
Baranowski T and Domel SB. A cognitive model of children's reporting of food intake: Click here for Am J Clin Nutr. 1994; 59: S212-17.
 
Besson H, Brage S, Jakes R, Ekelund U, Wareham N. Validation of the Recent Physical Activity Questionnaire (RPAQ). in Objective Measurement of Physical Activity: Satellite Meeting of the ICDAM6 Conference. 2006. Odense, Denmark.
 
Corder K, van Sluijs EMF, Wright A, Whincup P, Wareham NJ et al. Is it possible to assess free-living physical activity and energy expenditure in young people by self- report? Click here for Am J Clin Nutr. 2009; 89:862-70.
 
Craig C, Marshall A, Sjöström M, Bauman A, Booth M et al. International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ): 12-country reliability and validity. Click here for Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2003; 35:1381-95 .
 
Kohl HW, Fulton JE, Caspersen CJ. Assessment of physical activity among children and adolescents: A review and synthesis. Prev Med 2000; 31: S54-76
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