In Australia, the AAS has been used widely in national and state-wide studies to measure PA. After being used in three national surveys, in numerous state surveys, and in large cohort studies, as well as starting to be used internationally, the AAS is recommended for continued use. The AAS is a popular 8-item measure of activity that asks participants to report the frequency and duration of physical in the past week, including walking, gardening, moderate and vigorous activity .
Year: 2008 Authors: Brown et al Disease: T2DM Outcome: Physical activity
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Measure: Physical activity
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better Reference: Brown, W. J., Burton, N. W., Marshall, A. L., & Miller, Y. D. (2008). Reliability and validity of a modified self-administered version of the Active Australia physical activity survey in a sample of mid-age women. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(6), 535–541.
Target population: General population Focus Generic Translations available: Unclear Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: No 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2008.00305.x