Technology and health: Physical activity monitoring in the free living environment
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The use of remote sensing technologies and software is well established in the sports domain. These technologies may include inertial sensors, magnetometers, GPS and wireless technologies, or a combination of such devices. Detailed activity information, sports biomechanics and performance measures can be extracted as a tool for athletic coaching and technique assessment. In the domain of health, there is growing interest in leisure time physical activity as a preventative measure to combat inactivity, obesity and onset of...
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Biomedical Engineering not elsewhere classified