Cell Phone-Based Physical Activity Recall for Measuring Physical Activity Awareness and Change in Behavior in Sedentary Adults

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Title:
Cell Phone-Based Physical Activity Recall for Measuring Physical Activity Awareness and Change in Behavior in Sedentary Adults
Author:
Young, Richard; Kim, Angela; Fisher, Joseph
Issue Date:
2013
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
This study was aimed at evaluating sedentary individuals’ abilities to recall duration and intensity of moderate physical activity (MPA) before and after an 8-week physical activity intervention. Participants were 41 adults (35 females and 6 males) aged 18-40 years, enrolled in the Tailored Intervention Promoting Physical Activity project, were analyzed through photo recall of physical activity, the International Physical Activity Questionnaire Short Form (IPAQSF), and an ActiGraph accelerometer. Paired t-tests were performed to find the mean differences between ActiGraph and self-reported IPAQ-SF MPA before and after photo recall for both pre and post-intervention measurements. The mean differences found between ActiGraph and IPAQestimated MPA minutes were not significant (p > 0.05), although ActiGraph minutes were observed to be less than self-reported estimations. Only a marginally significant difference (p=0.085) was found between after photo recall post-intervention ActiGraph-recorded minutes of MPA and participants’ self-reported minutes, suggesting that participants’ self-reporting accuracy declined after photo recall and intervention. Also, the difference between ActiGraph pre-intervention and post-intervention MPA levels was not significant. ActiGraph-Recorded MPA levels in all participants at pre- and post-intervention were 38.6±21.5 and 37.0±30.0 minutes (p> 0.05), suggesting that the participants did not change their duration of MPA following an 8-week intervention.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.S.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Physiology
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Hongu, Nobuko

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dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.titleCell Phone-Based Physical Activity Recall for Measuring Physical Activity Awareness and Change in Behavior in Sedentary Adultsen_US
dc.creatorYoung, Richarden_US
dc.contributor.authorYoung, Richarden_US
dc.contributor.authorKim, Angelaen_US
dc.contributor.authorFisher, Josephen_US
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study was aimed at evaluating sedentary individuals’ abilities to recall duration and intensity of moderate physical activity (MPA) before and after an 8-week physical activity intervention. Participants were 41 adults (35 females and 6 males) aged 18-40 years, enrolled in the Tailored Intervention Promoting Physical Activity project, were analyzed through photo recall of physical activity, the International Physical Activity Questionnaire Short Form (IPAQSF), and an ActiGraph accelerometer. Paired t-tests were performed to find the mean differences between ActiGraph and self-reported IPAQ-SF MPA before and after photo recall for both pre and post-intervention measurements. The mean differences found between ActiGraph and IPAQestimated MPA minutes were not significant (p > 0.05), although ActiGraph minutes were observed to be less than self-reported estimations. Only a marginally significant difference (p=0.085) was found between after photo recall post-intervention ActiGraph-recorded minutes of MPA and participants’ self-reported minutes, suggesting that participants’ self-reporting accuracy declined after photo recall and intervention. Also, the difference between ActiGraph pre-intervention and post-intervention MPA levels was not significant. ActiGraph-Recorded MPA levels in all participants at pre- and post-intervention were 38.6±21.5 and 37.0±30.0 minutes (p> 0.05), suggesting that the participants did not change their duration of MPA following an 8-week intervention.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen_US
thesis.degree.nameB.S.en_US
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplinePhysiologyen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.advisorHongu, Nobuko-
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