accelerometry

accelerometry

[ak‚sel·ə′räm·ə·drē]
(industrial engineering)
The quantitative determination of acceleration and deceleration in the entire human body or a part of the body in the performance of a task.
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To our knowledge, this is the first study to make use of Actical accelerometry in South African children.
13) examined the CE of triaxial accelerometry signal obtained during incremental treadmill running in highly trained collegiate runners.
Validity of accelerometry for the assessment of moderate intensity physical activity in the field.
monitoring, uni-axial accelerometry (WAM; Computer Science Applications,
Activity during each exercise condition was measured via observation for repetitions of resistance training exercise and by accelerometry for any ambulation around the experimental room.
Sleep habits and physical activity levels were assessed by accelerometry (the children wore a belt carrying a device that monitors body movement) and dietary intake by questionnaire at 3, 4 and 5 years.
Hendrick P, Bell ML, Bagge PJ & Milosavljevic S (2009): Can accelerometry be used to discriminate levels of activity?
Running shoes with "actuator lugs" that improve running economy look very promising, and accelerometry may be useful for monitoring training in some sports, but I didn't notice any real breakthrough technologies.
Saremi K, Marehbian J, Yan X, Regnaux J-P, Elashoff R, Bussel B et al (2006) Reliability and validity of bilateral thigh and foot accelerometry measures of walking in healthy and hemiparetic subjects.
Accelerometry is the most objective and precise technique to assess physical activity level (PAL) patterns in terms of frequency, duration and intensity (Westerterp, Plasqui, 2004; Vuillemin, 2006).
Overall PA was assessed using a composite measure of self-reported moderate vigorous PA (MVPA) previously shown to be reliable and correlated with accelerometry data in adolescents.
To determine these unknowns there are o lot of methods, such as: exoskeletal method, accelerometry method and stereometric method (Medved, 2001).