Spanish Exercise Behaviors

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Durante la semana pasada, aún si no fue una semana normal, ¿cuánto tiempo en total usó (en toda la semana) en cada de las siguientes actividades? (Por favor marque una respuesta para cada frase.)

¿Cuánto tiempo en toda la semana...


     Ninguno     
Menos
de 30 minutos/
semana

30-60
minutos/
semana

1-3 horas/
semana

Más de
3 horas/
semana
1. Hacer ejercicios para estirar y fortalecer los músculos
0
1
2
3
4
2. Caminar
0
1
2
3
4
3. Nadar o hacer ejercicios en el agua
0
1
2
3
4
4. Andar en bicicleta (incluyendo bicicletas estacionarias)
0
1
2
3
4
5. Usar máquinas para ejercicios (como escaleras, remar, etc.)
0
1
2
3
4
6. Hacer otro ejercicio aeróbico (Especifique: __________)
0
1
2
3
4

Scoring

Code each item as the number circled, then covert as follows. If two consecutive numbers are circled, code the lower number (less exercise). If two non-consecutive numbers are circled, do not score the item. For "otro ejercicio aeróbico" (other aerobic), try to fit the type of exercise into the existing aerobic categories (i.e., treadmill as "máquinas para ejercicios" (other aerobic equipment), otherwise leave as "otro ejercicio aeróbico" (i.e., "dancing"). However, if exercise that is not aerobic, such as yoga or weight training, do not score as aerobic. Yoga, weight training, tai chi, etc., should be scored as "stretching or strengthening".

Each category is converted to the number of minutes below. Time spent in stretching or strengthening is the value for item 1. Time spent in aerobic exercise is the sum of the values for items 2 through 6.

 Ninguno
Menos de 30 minutos/semana
30-60 minutos/ semana
1-3 horas/ semana
Más de 3 horas/semana
0
15
45
120
180

 

Characteristics

Stretching/strengthening (minutes/week) tested on 270 Spanish-speaking subjects. N=25 for test-retest.

No. of
items
Observed
Range

Mean
Standard
Deviation
Internal Consistency
Reliability
Test-Retest
Reliability
1
0-180
36.9
52.7
.91

 

Aerobic exercise (minutes/week) tested on 270 subjects. N=25 for test-retest.

No. of
items
Observed
Range

Mean
Standard
Deviation
Internal Consistency
Reliability
Test-Retest
Reliability
5
0-360
66.6
85.9
.89


Source of Psychometric Data

Stanford Spanish Outcome Measures Study. Results for test-retest reported in: González V, Stewart A, Ritter P, Lorig K, Translation and validation of arthritis outcome measures into Spanish. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(10),1995, p.1433-34. Means not published.

Comments

We have used this scale to measure both aerobic and a combination of stretching strengthening exercise for many years.

References

González V, Stewart A, Ritter P, Lorig K, Translation and validation of arthritis outcome measures into Spanish. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(10),1995, pp.1429-1446.

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