Concurrent validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) in an liyiyiu Aschii (Cree) community.

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TitleConcurrent validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) in an liyiyiu Aschii (Cree) community.
Publication TypeResearch
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsEgeland GM, Dénommé D, Lejeune P, Pereg D
KeywordsEnvironment, multi community
Abstract

Culturally acceptable and validated instruments for assessing physical activity among Indigenous Peoples are lacking. Given the current trends in obesity, health behaviour surveillance tools are needed to evaluate trends and to determine the effectiveness of health promotion efforts aimed at curbing the obesity epidemic.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18767277