Testing the accuracy of two accelerometers for measuring steps in residential care and assisted living residents

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Testing the accuracy of two accelerometers for measuring steps in residential care and assisted living residents

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Title: Testing the accuracy of two accelerometers for measuring steps in residential care and assisted living residents
Author: Markis, Natalie E.; Phillips, Lorraine J.
Keywords: step counter
community-dwelling older adults
physical activity
Date: 2012-11-15
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to compare the accuracy of the Fitbit Motion Tracker® to the Actigraph® GT1M for measuring daily steps in residential care/assisted (RC/AL)residents. A secondary aim was to explore step counter error rates in participants with slow gaits and/or who used walking aids.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/16021

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