CARDIA/EARLY Self-reported Sedentary Behavior Questionnaire

Measure Definition:

Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) is a study examining the development and determinants of cardiovascular disease and their risk factors.


Sedentary Lifestyle

Construct Definition (and Source):

Behaviors during waking hours that have low energy expenditure and are often performed in a sitting or reclining posture. (MeSH)

Selected References

Citation PubMed ID

Lytle LA, Svetkey LP, Patrick K, Belle SH, Fernandez ID, Jakicic JM, Johnson KC, Olson CM, Tate DF, Wing R, Loria CM. The EARLY trials: a consortium of studies targeting weight control in young adults. Transl Behav Med. 2014 Sep;4(3):304-13. doi: 10.1007/s13142-014-0252-5. PMID: 25264469; PMCID: PMC4167899.

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