Accuracy of self-reported home exercise adherence

How accurately do patients self-report home exercise adherence compared to accelerometer data?

Home exercise adherence is significantly overestimated using both exercise diaries and self-reported scales, as compared to accelerometer data. This the conclusion of a recent study that aimed to determine the validity of exercise diaries and self-reported scales for evaluating home exercise adherence compared to accelerometer data.

On top of that, both measures showed large variability between subjects; self-reporting also showed low test-retest reliability. Compared to accelerometer data, exercise journals and self-reporting seem to be inadequate measures of home exercise adherence.

 
 

Curious about the rest of the article?

Sign up as a member of the Anatomy & Physiotherapy Society. 
Check out the benefits of a membership and give it a try today! 
Or have a look at our monthly featured article (free) on our homepage.

Already a member? Login here below

Signup for our weekly or monthly newsletter and get notified on updates on the themes you're interested in:

Frequence

Please enable the javascript to submit this form

Anatomy & Physiotherapy is a joint venture
between SoPhy & Sharing Science

Summaries on Physiotherapy B.V.
Berkenweg 7
Postbus 1161
3800 BD Amersfoort
The Netherlands

Chamber of commerce: 74973738
Bank: NL72ABNA0849809959
V.A.T. number: NL860093530B01
____________

Sharing Science
Rijksweg Zuid 99
6134 AA Sittard
The Netherlands
Chamber of Commerce: 58306862 
A&P IS A BRAND OF NPi