We Don’t Exercise As Much As We Say We Do In Studies

The Wall Street Journal- January 6, 2014

Researchers found a wide variation in physical activity reported on questionnaires compared with objectively measured exercise time during a weeklong study reported in the January issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. Men were more likely than women to overestimate vigorous exercise activities, the study found, while both sexes underestimated their sedentary times.

Surveys and reality may not square
Explaining the “air” in “questionnAIRre.”

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