Ambulatory mobility and physical activity monitoring of elderly; a pilot study

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    Abstract

    METHODS Four elderly women (age 77 ± 10), living independently, solitary and in need of some assistance to perform their activities of daily living (e.g. doing groceries) were asked to wear a wireless activity sensor (3D accelerometer, Promove3D from Inertia Technology, Enschede) for three days, during waking hours. The activity sensor provides counts per minute, similar to Bouten et al. (1997) [1]. The sensor was wirelessly connected to a smartphone. For measuring outdoor mobility, location was tracked using the GPS sensor of the smartphone. ...
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication3th Conference of the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, SAA 2013
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam, The Netherlands
    PublisherSociety for Ambulatory Assessment
    Pages4-5
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - 20 Jun 2013
    Event3rd Biennial Conference of the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, SAA 2013 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Duration: 20 Jun 201322 Jun 2013
    Conference number: 3

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherSociety for Ambulatory Assessment

    Conference

    Conference3rd Biennial Conference of the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, SAA 2013
    Abbreviated titleSAA
    CountryNetherlands
    CityAmsterdam
    Period20/06/1322/06/13

    Keywords

    • EWI-24475
    • Elderly
    • Physical Activity
    • IR-89468
    • Mobility
    • METIS-302707
    • Accelerometer

    Cite this

    Boerema, S. T., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M. M. R., & Hermens, H. J. (2013). Ambulatory mobility and physical activity monitoring of elderly; a pilot study. In 3th Conference of the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, SAA 2013 (pp. 4-5). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Society for Ambulatory Assessment.