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These shoes are made for walking: sensitivity performance evaluation of commercial activity monitors under the expected conditions and circumstances required to achieve the international daily step goal of 10,000 steps
(Public Library of Science, 2016-05-11)
IntroductionPhysical activity is a vitally important part of a healthy lifestyle, and is of major benefit to both physical and mental health. A daily step count of 10,000 steps is recommended globally to achieve an appropriate ...
Home detection of freezing of gait using support vector machines through a single waist-worn triaxial accelerometer
(Public Library of Science, 2017-02-15)
Among Parkinson's disease (PD) symptoms, freezing of gait (FoG) is one of the most debilitating. To assess FoG, current clinical practice mostly employs repeated evaluations over weeks and months based on questionnaires, ...
Behaviour change techniques targeting both diet and physical activity in type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis
(BioMed Central, 2017-02-08)
Background: Changing diet and physical activity behaviour is one of the cornerstones of type 2 diabetes treatment, but changing behaviour is challenging. The objective of this study was to identify behaviour change techniques ...
Inertial sensor technology for elite swimming performance analysis: a systematic review
Technical evaluation of swimming performance is an essential factor of elite athletic preparation. Novel methods of analysis, incorporating body worn inertial sensors (i.e., Microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS, ...