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Where to wear accelerometers to measure physical activity in people?

Kathrin Thaler-Kall, Ferdinand Tusker, Joachim Hermsdörfer, Lukas Gorzelniak, Alexander Horsch
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 2013, 192: 1045
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13 volunteers walked on a treadmill at 6 different speeds while wearing different accelerometers on different body positions, a spirometry unit and heart rate devices. The goal of this experiment was to find which position on a person's body and which of the sensors is best to measure physical activity (PA) in people by means of an accelerometer.

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