Technology and health: Physical activity monitoring in the free living environment

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Title Technology and health: Physical activity monitoring in the free living environment
Author James, Daniel Arthur; Thiel, David E.; Allen, Keri J; Abell, Bridgit; Kilbreath, Sharon; Davis, Glen M.; Rowlands, David Duanne; Thiel, David Victor
Journal Name Procedia Engineering
Editor Patrick Drane and James Sherwood
Year Published 2012
Place of publication Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier BV
Abstract 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...
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2012.04.063
Copyright Statement Copyright 2012 Elsevier. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
Volume 34
Page from 367
Page to 372
ISSN 1877-7058
Date Accessioned 2012-06-17
Date Available 2013-06-03T04:44:22Z
Language en_US
Research Centre Centre for Wireless Monitoring and Applications
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Biomedical Engineering
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/47168
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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