David R Bassett

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Energy cost of stair climbing and descending on the college alumnus questionnaire
    D R Bassett
    Exercise Science Unit, University of Tennessee Knoxville 37996 2700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:1250-4. 1997
  2. pmc Can sedentary behavior be made more active? A randomized pilot study of TV commercial stepping versus walking
    Jeremy A Steeves
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:95. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Device-based monitoring in physical activity and public health research
    David R Bassett
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37919, USA
    Physiol Meas 33:1769-83. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Estimated energy expenditures for school-based policies and active living
    David R Bassett
    Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37996, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:108-13. 2013
  5. pmc Validity of estimating minute-by-minute energy expenditure of continuous walking bouts by accelerometry
    Erin E Kuffel
    Department of Health, Exercise and Rehabilitative Services, PO Box 5838, 175 W Mark Street, Room 358 Maxwell, Winona, MN 55987, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:92. 2011
  6. pmc Calibration and validation of wearable monitors
    David R Bassett
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37919, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:S32-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and ethnic differences in hypertension prevalence in the United States
    David R Bassett
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1914 Andy Holt Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Prev Med 34:179-86. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and body mass index of children in an old order Amish community
    David R Bassett
    College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:410-5. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Physical activity of Canadian and American children: a focus on youth in Amish, Mennonite, and modern cultures
    David R Bassett
    Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:831-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Walking and measurement
    David R Bassett
    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:S529-36. 2008

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Publications71

  1. ncbi request reprint Energy cost of stair climbing and descending on the college alumnus questionnaire
    D R Bassett
    Exercise Science Unit, University of Tennessee Knoxville 37996 2700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:1250-4. 1997
    ..20 kcal for going up and down one step. Even more precise estimates can be obtained by adjusting for body weight (going up and down one flight of stairs requires 1.63 MET.min)...
  2. pmc Can sedentary behavior be made more active? A randomized pilot study of TV commercial stepping versus walking
    Jeremy A Steeves
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:95. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Device-based monitoring in physical activity and public health research
    David R Bassett
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37919, USA
    Physiol Meas 33:1769-83. 2012
    ..In the third section, future directions for research in physical activity monitoring are discussed. It is likely that new developments in wearable monitors will lead to greater accuracy and improved ease-of-use...
  4. doi request reprint Estimated energy expenditures for school-based policies and active living
    David R Bassett
    Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37996, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:108-13. 2013
    ..Policy changes have the potential to bring about substantial increases in physical activity in youth, within school and community settings...
  5. pmc Validity of estimating minute-by-minute energy expenditure of continuous walking bouts by accelerometry
    Erin E Kuffel
    Department of Health, Exercise and Rehabilitative Services, PO Box 5838, 175 W Mark Street, Room 358 Maxwell, Winona, MN 55987, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:92. 2011
    ..For wearable monitors such as accelerometer-based physical activity monitors, more accurate methods are needed to convert activity counts into energy expenditure (EE)...
  6. pmc Calibration and validation of wearable monitors
    David R Bassett
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37919, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:S32-8. 2012
    ..This article is aimed primarily at the physical activity measurement specialist, although the end user who is conducting studies with these devices also may benefit from knowing about this topic...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and ethnic differences in hypertension prevalence in the United States
    David R Bassett
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1914 Andy Holt Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Prev Med 34:179-86. 2002
    ..We examined associations between ethnicity, leisure-time physical activity (LTPA), and hypertension prevalence in a representative sample of U.S. adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and body mass index of children in an old order Amish community
    David R Bassett
    College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:410-5. 2007
    ..Advances in modern technology may have contributed to this problem by reducing children's physical activity levels. Thus, it is interesting to study children belonging to groups that have refrained from adopting modern technology...
  9. doi request reprint Physical activity of Canadian and American children: a focus on youth in Amish, Mennonite, and modern cultures
    David R Bassett
    Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:831-5. 2008
    ..As a result, Amish and Mennonite children tend to be leaner than their counterparts in contemporary society. Studying non-mainstream cultures can provide a valuable perspective on human behaviors...
  10. doi request reprint Walking and measurement
    David R Bassett
    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:S529-36. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in an Old Order Amish community
    David R Bassett
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:79-85. 2004
    ..The Old Order Amish refrain from driving automobiles, using electrical appliances, and employing other modern conveniences. Labor-intensive farming is still the preferred occupation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Scientific contributions of A. V. Hill: exercise physiology pioneer
    David R Bassett
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 93:1567-82. 2002
    ..Hill's vision and enthusiasm attracted many scientists to the field of exercise physiology, and he pointed the way toward many of the physiological adaptations that occur with physical training...
  13. pmc Pedometer-measured physical activity and health behaviors in U.S. adults
    David R Bassett
    University of Tennessee Obesity Research Center, Knoxville, TN 37919, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1819-25. 2010
    ..U.S. adults may have lower levels of ambulatory physical activity compared with adults living in other countries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Limiting factors for maximum oxygen uptake and determinants of endurance performance
    D R Bassett
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:70-84. 2000
    ..Running economy and fractional utilization of VO2max also affect endurance performance. The speed at lactate threshold (LT) integrates all three of these variables and is the best physiological predictor of distance running performance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Measurement of daily walking distance-questionnaire versus pedometer
    D R Bassett
    Exercise Science Unit, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37919, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:1018-23. 2000
    ..This study compared measurements of daily walking distance on the College Alumnus questionnaire (CAQ) and a pedometer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validity of four motion sensors in measuring moderate intensity physical activity
    D R Bassett
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:S471-80. 2000
    ..We also evaluated the accuracy of the EE values for selected moderate activities listed in the 1993 Compendium of Physical Activities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validity of inspiratory and expiratory methods of measuring gas exchange with a computerized system
    D R Bassett
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 2700, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 91:218-24. 2001
    ..0004, FE(CO(2)) = -0.0003, VO(2) = -0.018 l/min). Thus a computerized system, using inspiratory or expiratory configurations, permits extremely precise measurements to be made in a less time-consuming manner than the DB technique...
  18. doi request reprint Effects of body mass index and tilt angle on output of two wearable activity monitors
    Yuri Feito
    Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:861-6. 2011
    ..However, output from these devices has not been compared among normal, overweight, and obese individuals...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity, fitness, and race: NHANES 1999–2004
    Tyrone G Ceaser
    Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 2700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:286-93. 2013
    ..Thus, we sought to examine the association between PA and CRF in different racial groups...
  20. ncbi request reprint A novel method for using accelerometer data to predict energy expenditure
    Scott E Crouter
    Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 100:1324-31. 2006
    ..05), which was a substantial improvement over the single-regression models. The new algorithm is more accurate for the prediction of energy expenditure than currently published regression equations using the Actigraph accelerometer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Walking, cycling, and obesity rates in Europe, North America, and Australia
    David R Bassett
    University of Tennessee Obesity Research Center, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:795-814. 2008
    ..This study was designed to examine the relationship between active transportation (defined as the percentage of trips taken by walking, bicycling, and public transit) and obesity rates (BMI > or = 30 kg . m-2) in different countries...
  22. ncbi request reprint Maximal oxygen uptake: "classical" versus "contemporary" viewpoints
    D R Bassett
    Exercise Science Unit, University of Tennesee, Knoxville 37919, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:591-603. 1997
    ..After carefully reviewing the evidence on both sides of the issue, we conclude that the older "classical" VO2max paradigm of A. V. Hill is the correct one...
  23. doi request reprint Urban trails and physical activity: a natural experiment
    Eugene C Fitzhugh
    Center for Physical Activity and Health, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 2700, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:259-62. 2010
    ..However, this belief is largely based on cross-sectional studies underlining the need for prospective studies using natural experiments...
  24. doi request reprint Evaluation of activity monitors in controlled and free-living environments
    Yuri Feito
    Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:733-41. 2012
    ..Under laboratory conditions, some of these devices have been shown to provide accurate and reliable measures of steps. However, limited data exist on the performance of these devices under free-living conditions...
  25. ncbi request reprint The association of trail use with weather-related factors on an urban greenway
    Ryan A Burchfield
    Dept of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:188-97. 2012
    ..To study the association between weather-related measures and objectively measured trail use across 3 seasons...
  26. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Omron HJ-720ITC pedometer under free-living conditions
    Nathan A Silcott
    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1791-7. 2011
    ..A secondary purpose was to compare the accuracy the Omron to that of a spring-levered pedometer...
  27. doi request reprint Effects of body mass index and step rate on pedometer error in a free-living environment
    Brian M Tyo
    Center for Physical Activity and Health, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:350-6. 2011
    ..Pedometers could provide great insights into walking habits if they are found to be accurate for people of all weight categories...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of physical activity by telephone interview versus objective monitoring
    Scott J Strath
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:2112-8. 2003
    ..To compare different methods of quantifying time in physical activity (PA)...
  29. doi request reprint Validation of the Cosmed Fitmate for prediction of maximal oxygen consumption
    Jung Min Lee
    Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 25:2573-9. 2011
    ..26 ml·kg(-1)·min(-1)). These findings indicate that a small, portable, and easy-to-use metabolic system provides valid estimates of VO(2)max, and improves upon predictive accuracy, compared to using generalized ACSM metabolic equations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the college alumnus questionnaire physical activity index with objective monitoring
    Scott J Strath
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:409-15. 2004
    ..Two methods of measuring physical activity (PA) were compared over a consecutive 7-day period among 25 adults (12 men and 13 women)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimating energy expenditure using accelerometers
    Scott E Crouter
    Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 98:601-12. 2006
    ..05). In conclusion, no single regression equation works well across a wide range of activities for the prediction of EE or time spent in light, moderate, and vigorous physical activity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two waist-mounted and two ankle-mounted electronic pedometers
    Murat Karabulut
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 95:335-43. 2005
    ..Over 24 h, the SW-3(Ankle) tended to give higher estimates of steps per day than the other ankle- and waist-mounted pedometers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of the Actiheart for the assessment of energy expenditure in adults
    S E Crouter
    Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:704-11. 2008
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to validate the Actiheart prediction method against indirect calorimetry during a wide range of activities in a field setting...
  34. pmc Classification accuracy of the wrist-worn gravity estimator of normal everyday activity accelerometer
    Whitney A Welch
    1Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN 2Department of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA and 3Department of Mathematics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:2012-9. 2013
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Energy cost of stepping in place while watching television commercials
    Jeremy A Steeves
    Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:330-5. 2012
    ..Modifying sedentary television (TV) watching behaviors by stepping in place during commercials (TV commercial stepping) could increase physical activity and energy expenditure...
  36. pmc Comparison of four ActiGraph accelerometers during walking and running
    Dinesh John
    University of Tennessee, Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, Knoxville, TN 37996 2700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:368-74. 2010
    ..Currently, researchers can use the ActiGraph 7164 or one of three different versions of the ActiGraph GT1M to objectively measure physical activity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pedometer measures of free-living physical activity: comparison of 13 models
    Patrick L Schneider
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, University of Tennessee, 1914 Andy Holt Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:331-5. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Increasing daily walking improves glucose tolerance in overweight women
    Ann M Swartz
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 2700, USA
    Prev Med 37:356-62. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a recommendation to accumulate 10,000 steps/day for 8 weeks was effective at improving glucose tolerance in overweight, inactive women...
  39. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of polar S410 heart rate monitor to estimate energy cost of exercise
    Scott E Crouter
    Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1433-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the accuracy of the Polar S410 for estimating gross energy expenditure (EE) during exercise when using both predicted and measured VO2max and HRmax versus indirect calorimetry (IC)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Omron HJ-303 tri-axial accelerometer-based pedometer
    Jeremy A Steeves
    Dept of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:1014-20. 2011
    ..This study compared the validity of a new Omron HJ-303 piezoelectric pedometer and 2 other pedometers (Sportline Traq and Yamax SW200)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous heart rate-motion sensor technique to estimate energy expenditure
    S J Strath
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 2700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:2118-23. 2001
    ..In addition, the accuracy of EE estimated by the simultaneous HR-motion sensor technique was compared to that of HR and motion sensors used independently...
  42. doi request reprint Validity of the Nike+ device during walking and running
    N A Kane
    University of Tennessee, Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies, Knoxville, 37996, USA
    Int J Sports Med 31:101-5. 2010
    ..However, it overestimated EE during level walking and it did not detect the increased cost of inclined locomotion...
  43. ncbi request reprint Architectural design and physical activity: an observational study of staircase and elevator use in different buildings
    David R Bassett
    Dept of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Phys Act Health 10:556-62. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if buildings with centrally located, accessible, and aesthetically pleasing staircases result in a greater percentage of people taking the stairs...
  44. ncbi request reprint Architectural design and physical activity: an observational study of staircase and elevator use in different buildings
    David R Bassett
    Dept of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    J Phys Act Health 10:556-62. 2013
    ..001). Conclusions: The results of the current study suggest that if buildings are constructed with centrally located, accessible, and aesthetically pleasing staircases, a greater percentage of people will choose to take the stairs...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of a 10,000 steps per day goal in overweight adults
    Patrick L Schneider
    Department of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:85-9. 2006
    ..This study was designed (1) to examine the effects of a 10,000 steps d(-1) exercise prescription on sedentary, overweight/obese adults, and (2) to examine the effects of adherence on body composition and cardiovascular risk factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pedometer-determined walking and body composition variables in African-American women
    Lyndsey M Hornbuckle
    Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies and Center for Physical Activity and Health, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1069-74. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the relationship between pedometer-determined physical activity and body composition variables in middle-aged, African-American women...
  47. ncbi request reprint Validity of 10 electronic pedometers for measuring steps, distance, and energy cost
    Scott E Crouter
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1455-60. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Estimation of energy expenditure using CSA accelerometers at hip and wrist sites
    A M Swartz
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:S450-6. 2000
    ..We also sought to determine whether the addition of a wrist accelerometer would significantly improve the prediction of EE (METs), compared with a model that used a hip accelerometer alone...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of heart rate as a method for assessing moderate intensity physical activity
    S J Strath
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:S465-70. 2000
    ..However, one of the limitations of HR monitoring is that training state and individual HR characteristics can affect the HR-VO2 relationship...
  50. doi request reprint Detecting indoor and outdoor environments using the ActiGraph GT3X+ light sensor in children
    Jennifer I Flynn
    Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:201-6. 2014
    ..A lux is the International System's unit of illumination, equivalent to 1 lm·m. Few studies have established a lux threshold for determining whether a child is indoors or outdoors...
  51. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and reliability of 10 pedometers for measuring steps over a 400-m walk
    Patrick L Schneider
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, University of Tennessee, 1914 Andy Holt Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1779-84. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint International physical activity questionnaire: 12-country reliability and validity
    David R Bassett
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1396. 2003
  53. doi request reprint Accuracy of physical activity monitors in pregnant women
    Christopher P Connolly
    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1100-5. 2011
    ..To determine the step count accuracy of three pedometers and one accelerometer in pregnant women during treadmill walking...
  54. ncbi request reprint Exaggerated blood pressure response to maximal exercise in endurance-trained individuals
    H Tanaka
    Exercise Science Unit, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, USA
    Am J Hypertens 9:1099-103. 1996
    ..This finding indicates that an exaggerated blood pressure response is not a valid prognostic test to indicate the likelihood of future hypertension in this population...
  55. ncbi request reprint A compendium of energy costs of physical activities for individuals who use manual wheelchairs
    Scott A Conger
    Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    Adapt Phys Activ Q 28:310-25. 2011
    ..The compendium of wheelchair-related activities can be used to enhance scoring of physical activity surveys and to promote the benefits of activity in this population...
  56. pmc A review of different behavior modification strategies designed to reduce sedentary screen behaviors in children
    Jeremy A Steeves
    Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, 1914 Andy Holt Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Obes 2012:379215. 2012
    ..44 to -3.1 h/day) and may have been influenced by the primary focus of the intervention, number of behavior modification strategies used, and other tools used to limit sedentary screen behaviors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Validation of Aerosport KB1-C portable metabolic system
    G A King
    Exercise Science Unit, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 2700, USA
    Int J Sports Med 20:304-8. 1999
    ..5 and 3.5 L x min(-1), using the medium flow pneumotach setting. At lower intensities, the low-flow pneumotach setting provides acceptable results...
  58. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the FitSense FS-1 Speedometer during walking and running
    S A Conger
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Int J Sports Med 26:208-13. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Comparison of MTI accelerometer cut-points for predicting time spent in physical activity
    S J Strath
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 2700, USA
    Int J Sports Med 24:298-303. 2003
    ..The finding that different accelerometer cut-points gave substantially different estimates of time spent data has important implications for researchers using accelerometers to predict time spent in different intensity categories...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of swim training on body weight, carbohydrate metabolism, lipid and lipoprotein profile
    H Tanaka
    Exercise Science Unit, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996-2700, USA
    Clin Physiol 17:347-59. 1997
    ..It was concluded that swim training of the duration, frequency and intensity used in the present study failed to elicit favourable modifications in these traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  61. ncbi request reprint Validity of the simultaneous heart rate-motion sensor technique for measuring energy expenditure
    Scott J Strath
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 2700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:888-94. 2002
    ..In addition, we examined the validity of the flex heart rate (FlexHR) method to estimate EE...
  62. ncbi request reprint Validation of the COSMED K4 b2 portable metabolic system
    J E McLaughlin
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    Int J Sports Med 22:280-4. 2001
    ..These findings suggest the COSMED K4 b2 portable metabolic measurement system is acceptable for measuring oxygen uptake over a fairly wide range of exercise intensities...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effects of body mass index on the accuracy of an electronic pedometer
    A M Swartz
    Department of Health, Safety and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37996 2700, USA
    Int J Sports Med 24:588-92. 2003
    ..The placement of the pedometer on the front, side or back of the waistband did not affect accuracy of the pedometer for counting steps...
  64. ncbi request reprint Increasing daily walking lowers blood pressure in postmenopausal women
    K L Moreau
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1825-31. 2001
    ..The present study tested the hypothesis that walking activity following the ACSM-CDC physical activity recommendation would lower BP in postmenopausal women with high BP...
  65. ncbi request reprint How many steps/day are enough? Preliminary pedometer indices for public health
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona 85212, USA
    Sports Med 34:1-8. 2004
    ..or=10000 steps/day indicates the point that should be used to classify individuals as 'active'. Individuals who take >12500 steps/day are likely to be classified as 'highly active'...
  66. ncbi request reprint Sources of variance in daily physical activity levels as measured by an accelerometer
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1376-81. 2002
    ..To examine sources of variance in objective measures of physical activity in a group of healthy adults (N = 92) participating in a physical activity measurement study...
  67. ncbi request reprint Spring-levered versus piezo-electric pedometer accuracy in overweight and obese adults
    Scott E Crouter
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1673-9. 2005
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint The technology of accelerometry-based activity monitors: current and future
    Kong Y Chen
    Department of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 2279, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:S490-500. 2005
    ..This paper reviews accelerometry-based activity monitors, including single-site first-generation devices, emerging technologies, and analytical approaches to predict energy expenditure, with suggestions for further research and development...
  69. ncbi request reprint Validity of 2 devices for measuring steps taken by older adults in assisted-living facilities
    Randall J Bergman
    Dept of Physical Education and Health, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, KY 42302, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:S166-75. 2008
    ..This 2-part study examined validity of selected motion sensors for assessing physical activity in older adults residing in assisted-living communities...
  70. ncbi request reprint A preliminary study of one year of pedometer self-monitoring
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona Statte University, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:158-62. 2004
    ..Long-term pedometer monitoring has not been attempted...
  71. ncbi request reprint Effects of resistance versus aerobic training on coronary artery disease risk factors
    William J Banz
    Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinoios 62901 4317, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 228:434-40. 2003
    ..Only aerobic training was effective in raising HDL cholesterol. More studies are warranted to assess the effects of exercise on plasma fibrinogen and microalbuminuria...

Research Grants1

  1. Physical Activity Assessment Using Variability in Accelerometer Counts
    David Bassett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The improved method could then be used in future studies of the relationships between physical activity and health outcomes. ..