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Lifetime Physical Activity Questionnaire

The following questionnaire segment contains questions that have been used as part of DCEG or other epidemiologic studies. This segment has not necessarily been reviewed or analyzed by the Technical Evaluation Committee. Please view it as a starting point that can be adapted or improved upon as appropriate. Learn more about DCEG Questionnaire Development Resources.

Questionnaire Topic: 

Exercise and Physical Activity 

Study Title: 

Lifetime Physical Activity Questionnaire 



Principal Investigator(s): 

L. Chasan-Taber 

Type of Questionnaire: 

Mail Questionnaire 

Last Year of Data Collection: 


Short/Long Form: 

Short Form 


Chasan-Taber L, Erickson JB, McBride JW, Nasca PC, Chasan-Taber S, Freedson PS. Reproducibility of a self-administered lifetime physical activity questionnaire among female college alumnae. Am J Epidemiol 2002;155:282-289. 

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