Policy proposal for monitoring of evidence-based physical activity projects

근거-기반의 신체활동사업 모니터링을 위한 정책 제안

  • Kim, Wan-Soo (Clinical Exercise Science Institute, Department of Health Promotion, Daegu University) ;
  • Lee, Mi-Ra (Clinical Exercise Science Institute, Department of Health Promotion, Daegu University)
  • 김완수 (대구대학교 건강증진학과 임상운동과학연구소) ;
  • 이미라 (대구대학교 건강증진학과 임상운동과학연구소)
  • Received : 2015.02.05
  • Accepted : 2015.03.16
  • Published : 2015.03.31


Objectives: This study performed to verify Korea National Health and Examination Survey(KNHAES) to monitor recommended physical activity(PA) and to propose an monitoring tools for evidence-based PA projects. Methods: The characteristics of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire(GPAQ) and its reliability and validity were overviewed based on the current scientific evidence in the field of PA. Relevant articles were identified through multiple sources including PubMed, Science Direct, Scopus, CINAHL, ASP, RISS4U, and KISS. Results: The GPAQ has strong points over the Short Form of International Physical Activity Questionnaire(IPAQ-SF) as a monitoring tool to meet recommended PA levels for three domains separately and reflecting a better understanding about walking. Its reliability and validity also were reported as acceptable in existing studies overall. Some limitations of this questionnaire, however, need to be addressed to improve its quality. Conclusions: For monitoring of evidenced-based physical activity projects, we considered that it is able to be provided an opportunity for in-depth discussion among academic experts and policy-makers about the necessity of complements for KNHAES and applying new tools, and it could be the basis for development of physical activity monitoring tool in the future.


Physical activity levels;KNHAES;IPAQ-SF;GPAQ


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