publication . Article . 2020

Affect Improvements and Measurement Concordance Between a Subjective and an Accelerometric Estimate of Physical Activity

Björn Pannicke; Julia Reichenberger; Dana Schultchen; Olga Pollatos; Jens Blechert;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2020 Journal: European Journal of Health Psychology, volume 27, issue 2, pages 66-75 (issn: 2512-8442, eissn: 2512-8450, Copyright policy)
<jats:p> Abstract. Objectives: Physical activity (PA) positively influences several aspects of mental well-being including affect improvements. Yet, the fact that subjective and objective measures of PA often diverge challenges research on the relationship of PA and affect. Methods: Subjective (ecological momentary assessment, EMA) and objective (combined heart rate and accelerometric activity tracker) measures of PA alongside repeated ratings of positive and negative affects were obtained from 37 participants over 7 consecutive days. Results: Subjective and objective PA were significantly positively correlated. Affect improvements, that is, negative affect decr...
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free text keywords: physical activity, affect improvements, ecological momentary assessment, accelerometry, everyday life, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Psychology, Concordance, Physical activity, Everyday life
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EC| NewEat
Transdiagnostic views on eating disorders and obesity and new approaches for treatment
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 639445
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG
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