Energy Metabolism

Automated healthcare data mining based on a personal dynamic healthcare system.

Publication Date: 
Oct 23, 2007

The automated healthcare-data-mining system reported here extracts personally useful information, such as rules and patterns concerning lifestyles and health conditions, from daily time-series personal health and lifestyle data stored on a personal dynamic healthcare system by using mobile phone

Energy cost of physical activities in children: validation of SenseWear Armband.

Publication Date: 
Nov 07, 2007

PURPOSE: To examine the validity of SenseWear Pro2 Armband in assessing energy cost of physical activities in children, and to contribute with values of energy costs in an overview of physical activities in children.

MeSH Terms: 

ReadySteady: app for accelerometer-based activity monitoring and wellness-motivation feedback system for older adults.

Publication Date: 
Jan 10, 2013

Increased physical activity and exercise have been found to reduce falls and decrease mortality and age-related morbidity in older adults. However, a large percentage of this population fail to achieve the necessary levels of activity needed to support health living.

Unobtrusive measurement of indoor energy expenditure using an infrared sensor-based activity monitoring system.

Publication Date: 
Nov 27, 2008

The purpose of this study was to develop an unobtrusive energy expenditure (EE) measurement system using an infrared (IR) sensor-based activity monitoring system to measure indoor activities and to estimate individual quantitative EE.

Measures of physical activity using cell phones: validation using criterion methods.

Publication Date: 
Feb 01, 2010

BACKGROUND: Physical activity is associated with reduced risks of many chronic diseases. Data collected on physical activity in large epidemiological studies is often based on paper questionnaires. The validity of these questionnaires is debated, and more effective methods are needed.