Validation of the Actiheart Activity Monitor for Measurement of Activity Energy Expenditure in Children and Adolescents with Chronic Disease.

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Takken , Tim; Stephens , Samantha; Balemans , Astrid; Tremblay , Mark S; Esliger , Dale W; Schneiderman , Jane; Biggar , W. Douglas; Longmuir , Patricia; Wright , Virginia; McCrindle , Brian W; Hendricks , Moniek; Abbad , Adrey; Van Der Net , Janjaap; Feldman , Brian;
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2010.196
  • Subject: heart rate | exercise | measurement | physical activity | indirect calorimetry

International audience; Introduction: The purpose of this study was to develop an activity energy expenditure (AEE) prediction equation for the Actiheart activity monitor (AH) for use in children with chronic disease. Methods: 63 children, aged 8-18 years with different... View more
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