Reliability of a questionnaire for measuring physical activity and sedentary behavior in children from preschool to fourth grade

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Camargo, Diana Marina; Santisteban, Stefany; Paredes, Erika; Flórez, Mary Ann; Bueno, Diego;
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud
  • Subject: questionnaires | reproducibility of results | estilo de vida sedentario | actividad motora | reproducibilidad de resultados | preschool | preescolar | sedentary lifestyle | cuestionarios | Motor activity | child

Introducción. Las recomendaciones internacionales sobre actividad física y tiempo dedicado a comportamientos sedentarios en niños a partir de la edad preescolar, plantean la necesidad de disponer de instrumentos de medición con propiedades psicométricas que permitan eva... View more
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