Table 3 shows the number of subjects that meet, excee, or fall short of the CPAG guidelines for EMPW for their corresponding age bracket.
To our knowledge, this is the first study examining the collection of EMPW data in a chiropractic setting, as well as comparing the physical activity habits of chiropractic patients in relation to the CPAG.
8%) in our study are meeting or exceeding the recommended minimum number of EMPW for their respective age group; however, nearly one-third of patients (31.
Subjective reports of EMPW may have been over-reported by patients in this study leading to an underestimation of individuals falling short of the recommended CPAG guidelines.
The large majority of chiropractic interns under the supervision of two sports specialists clinicians appear to be engaging their patients in discussion surrounding their weekly exercise habits, and nearly 70% of chiropractic patients in this study appear to meet or exceed the age dependent minimum number EMPW in regards to the CPAG.