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dc.contributor.authorNg, Kwok
dc.contributor.authorHämylä, Riikka
dc.contributor.authorTynjälä, Jorma
dc.contributor.authorVillberg, Jari
dc.contributor.authorTammelin, Tuija
dc.contributor.authorKannas, Lasse
dc.contributor.authorKokko, Sami
dc.date.accessioned2019-03-06T13:57:24Z
dc.date.available2019-03-06T13:57:24Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttps://erepo.uef.fi/handle/123456789/7482
dc.description.abstractBackground National monitoring of school-aged physical activity (PA) behaviours is necessary to inform policy makers. The Finnish School-aged Physical Activity (FSPA – LIITU in Finnish) is a physical activity monitoring study, collecting data from young adolescents aged 11 to 15 years through a nationally representative sample. This study included a single self-reported item question on moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) from the preceding seven days. The question is used widely in the WHO Collaborative Cross-National Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study as a measure of meeting international PA recommendations. This study evaluated the test-retest reliability of the aforementioned MVPA item in two consecutive surveys while observing gender and age categorisation differences. Methods In this study, Finnish adolescents with mean ages of 11.5y, 13.5y and 15.5y (n = 2752) completed the HBSC and FSPA surveys in two 45 min class periods without a break in 2014. The HBSC survey completion mode was through pen and paper, and the FSPA study through a web-based questionnaire. The same MVPA question appeared in both surveys. Response alternatives (0–7 days per week) were grouped into four, and two categories in the analyses. Cohen’s Kappa and ICC statistics were performed to test the intra-rater test-retest reliability of the measure. Results According to Cohen’s Kappa, there was moderate agreement through the use of four (0.503) and two (0.599) categories, however, the proportion of adolescents that met the recommended daily 60 min of MVPA was 8% lower in the FSPA study than in the HBSC study (19% vs 27%). In addition, ICC for MVPA, as continuous variable (0–7 days) had good to excellent reliability (range 0.694–0.765) for boys and girls aged 13 to 15 years, but only fair (0.565) for boys aged 11. Conclusions This study demonstrated that single item MVPA item was considered to have acceptable reliability of the measure for monitoring purposes of 13- and 15-year old boys, and 11y-, 13- and 15y-old girls meeting the international PA recommendations. There were differences in the prevalence in daily MVPA due to survey design.en
dc.language.isoenglantien
dc.publisherBioMed Centralen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesArchives of public healthen
dc.relation.urihttps://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-019-0335-3en
dc.rightsCC BY http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en
dc.subjectquestionnaire designen
dc.subjectself-reporten
dc.subjectadolescentsen
dc.subjectphysical activityen
dc.subjectepidemiologic monitoringen
dc.titleTest-retest reliability of adolescents' self- reported physical activity item in two consecutive surveysen
dc.description.versionpublished versionen
dc.contributor.departmentKasvatustieteiden ja psykologian osasto / Erityispedagogiikkaen
uef.solecris.id60725029en
dc.type.publicationarticleen
dc.rights.accessrights© Authorsen
dc.relation.doi10.1186/s13690-019-0335-3en
dc.description.reviewstatuspeerRevieweden
dc.relation.articlenumber9en
dc.relation.issn0778-7367en
dc.relation.volume77en
dc.rights.accesslevelopenAccessen
dc.type.okmA1en
dc.type.versioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersionen


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