research data . Dataset . 2016

Physical Activity in German Adolescents Measured by Accelerometry and Activity Diary: Introducing a Comprehensive Approach for Data Management and Preliminary Results

Pfitzner, Rebecca; Gorzelniak, Lukas; Heinrich, Joachim; von Berg, Andrea; Klümper, Claudia; P. Bauer, Carl; Koletzko, Sibylle; Berdel, Dietrich; Horsch, Alexander; Schulz, Holger;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<div><p>Introduction</p><p>Surveillance of physical activity (PA) is increasingly based on accelerometry. However, data management guidelines are lacking. We propose an approach for combining accelerometry and diary based PA information for assessment of PA in adolescents and provide an example of this approach using data from German adolescents.</p><p>Methods</p><p>The 15-year-old participants comprised a subsample the GINIplus birth cohort (n = 328, 42.4% male). Data on PA was obtained from hip-worn accelerometers (ActiGraph GT3X) for seven consecutive days, combined with a prospective activity diary. Major aspects of data management were validity of wear time...
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free text keywords: Medicine, epidemiology, Epidemiological methods, Survey methods, Non-clinical medicine, Health care policy, Child and adolescent health policy, Health education and awareness, Health systems strengthening, pediatrics, Adolescent medicine, Public health, Behavioral and social aspects of health, Child health, preventive medicine, Sports and exercise medicine, german, adolescents, accelerometry, introducing
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