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Physical Activity During Pregnancy Measured with the MTI Actigraph

  • Published on 05/2003

Purpose To assess PA levels across trimesters of pregnancy using the actigraph. Methods 37 women (mean age = 29.9±7.5y) (trimester 1 (T1) n = 11. trimester 2 (T2) n = 14, trimester 3 (T3) n = 12) wore the MTI Actigraph for seven consecutive days. Time spent in moderate and vigorous activity (counts 1952) was classified by Freedson cut points. PA levels ...

Development and Validation of a Pregnancy Physical Activity Questionnaire

  • Published on 10/2004

Purpose The effect of physical activity during pregnancy on maternal and fetal health remains controversial and studies have yet to identify the optimal dose of physical activity associated with favorable pregnancy outcomes. The aim of this study was to develop and validate a pregnancy physical activity questionnaire (PPAQ). Methods To ...