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Table 3 Spearman’s correlations between under-reporting on EPSQ (self-report vs accelerometer discrepancy) and compulsive exercise, motivation to change, and distress

From: Accuracy of self-reported physical activity in patients with anorexia nervosa: links with clinical features

Level of exercise discrepancy (EPSQa vs Accelerometer) Compulsive exercise (CETb total) Motivation to change
(ANSOCQc total)
Light 0.03 0.05 0.36* (p = 0.04)
Moderate 0.24 −0.39* (p = 0.02) −0.01
Vigorous 0.12 −0.03 0.08
Total 0.36* (p = 0.04) −0.06 0.29
  1. a Exercise Participation Screening Questionnaire, b Compulsive Exercise Test, c Anorexia Nervosa Stages of Change Questionnaire; *p<.05