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Table 2 The four developed physical activity component scores for the individual activities included in the LASA Physical Activity Questionnaire (LAPAQ).

From: Distinguishing four components underlying physical activity: a new approach to using physical activity questionnaire data in old age

LAPAQ Activity Intensity component score Mechanical strain
component score
Turning actions component score Strength component score
General:     
Walking outdoors 3.5 2 1 2
Bicycling 4.5 1 1 3
Light household 2.5 1 2 2
Heavy household 4.5 2 2 4
Sports:     
1. Distance walking 4.0 2 1 3
2. Distance cycling 6.0 1 1 4
3. Gym/Game 4.0 2 2 2
4. Home trainer 4.0 1 1 2
5. Swimming 5.0 1 2 3
6.(Folk) Dancing 5.0 3 3 2
7. Bowling/Jeu de Boules 3.5 2 2 3
8. Tennis/Badminton 6.0 3 3 3
9. Jogging/Running/Speed walking 6.0 3 1 3
10. Rowing 5.5 1 1 3
11. Sailing 3.0 1 1 2
12. Billiards 2.5 1 1 3
13. Fishing 3.0 1 1 1
14. Soccer/Basketball/
Hockey
6.0 4 3 4
15. Volleyball/Baseball 5.0 4 3 4
16. Skiing 6.0 2 3 4
17. All other activities 4.0 2 2 2