Central European Journal of Sport Sciences and Medicine

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Habitual Physical Activity in Adults Measured by Accelerometer in Compliance with Selected Health Recommendations

Authors: Małgorzata Dębska
Faculty of Physical Activity, Department of Tourism and Health-Oriented Physical Activity, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland

Władysław Mynarski
Faculty of Physical Activity, Department of Tourism and Health-Oriented Physical Activity, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland

Michał Rozpara
Faculty of Physical Activity, Department of Tourism and Health-Oriented Physical Activity, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland

Daniel Puciato
Faculty of Physical Activity and Physiotherapy, Institute of Tourism and Leisure, University of Technology, Opole, Poland
Keywords: accelerometry adults health recommendations physical activity associations
Year of publication:2017
Page range:7 (99-105)
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The aim of the present study was the evaluation of habitual physical activity in adult members of health promoting associations in compliance with selected health recommendations. Physical activity was monitored for 7 consecutive days using accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+. It was observed that the percentages of individuals with sufficient physical activity differ depending on healthoriented recommendation used in the evaluation. The results indicated that despite appropriate weekly volume of physical activity expressed in energy expenditure (on the average, twice as high as the recommended minimum) and the number of steps taken daily, the prevailing majority of participants (60%) demonstrated an inadequate level of it when assessed in the context of recommendation by World Health Organization.
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