A review of physical activity monitoring and activity trackers for older adults

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dc.contributor.author Barton, John
dc.contributor.author O'Flynn, Brendan
dc.contributor.author Tedesco, Salvatore
dc.contributor.editor Cudd, Peter
dc.contributor.editor de Witte, Luc
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-04T10:30:02Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-04T10:30:02Z
dc.date.issued 2017-09
dc.identifier.citation Barton, J., O'Flynn, B. and Tedesco, S. (2017) A Review of Physical Activity Monitoring and Activity Trackers for Older Adults, Proceedings AAATE2017, Sheffield, UK, 12-15 Sept, in: Cudd, P. & de Witte, L. (eds.) Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 242, pp. 748-754. doi: 10.3233/978-1-61499-798-6-748 en
dc.identifier.volume 242 en
dc.identifier.startpage 748 en
dc.identifier.endpage 754 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-61499-797-9
dc.identifier.issn 0926-9630
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/4826
dc.identifier.doi 10.3233/978-1-61499-798-6-748
dc.description.abstract The objective assessment of physical activity levels through wearable inertial-based motion detectors for an automatic, continuous and long-term monitoring of people in free-living environments is a well-known research area in literature. However, their application to older adults can present particular constraints. This paper reviews the methods of measuring physical activity, adoption of wearable devices in older adults, describes and compares existing commercial products encompassing activity trackers tailored for older participants. en
dc.description.uri http://aaate.net/aaate-conference-2017/ en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IOS Press en
dc.rights © 2017 The authors and IOS Press. All rights reserved. The final publication is available at IOS Press through http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-798-6-748 en
dc.subject Older adults en
dc.subject Physical activity monitoring en
dc.subject Wearable activity trackers en
dc.title A review of physical activity monitoring and activity trackers for older adults en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother John Barton, Tyndall Microsystems, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: j.barton@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2017-10-04T10:15:16Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 413576002
dc.contributor.funder Horizon 2020 en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Studies In Health Technology and Informatics en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Sheffield, United Kingdom en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress j.barton@tyndall.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020::RIA/689996/EU/Integrated Technology Ecosystem for ProACTive Patient Centred Care/ProACT en

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