Separating bedtime rest from activity using waist or wrist-worn accelerometers in youth.

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Tracy, Dustin J.; Xu, Zhiyi; Choi, Leena; Acra, Sari; Chen, Kong Y.; Buchowski, Maciej S.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092512, pmc: PMC3984076
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Signal Processing | Physiology | Engineering and Technology | Medicine | Medical Devices and Equipment | Bioengineering | Body Weight | Clinical Medicine | Q | Nutrition | R | Physiological Parameters | Psychology | Sports and Exercise Medicine | Pediatrics | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Behavior | Obesity | Adolescent Medicine

Recent interest in sedentary behavior and technological advances expanded use of watch-size accelerometers for continuous monitoring of physical activity (PA) over extended periods (e.g., 24 h/day for 1 week) in studies conducted in natural living environment. This appr... View more