Measurement of Dog Walking Behaviour: Strengths and Weaknesses of Various Methods
Keywords:Self report, accelerometry, pedometry, GPS, exercise
AbstractBackground: Physical activity promotion has become important in public health initiatives due to its overwhelming evidence in disease prevention; however, low participation rates prevail. Research between dog ownership and walking is relatively new, with primary evidence from self-report surveys. Purpose: The primary purpose of this study was to compare different physical activity (PA) measures: self-report, pedometry,
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