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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Estimating absolute and relative physical activity intensity across age via accelerometry in adults.
In total, 150 volunteers were measured in the laboratory for EMG, heart rate, accelerometry and ventilatory gases, and during normal daily life EMG was recorded.
A total of 3,071 men (1,542 of them statin users) had accelerometry data (a measure of movement).
In addition to objective accelerometry measures, owners completed clinical metrology instruments (Client-Specific Outcome Measures[CSOM] and Canine Brief Pain Inventory[CBPI]) on days 0, 14 and 28.
Evaluation of two self-report measures of physical activity with accelerometry in young adults.
Reliability of mechanomyography and triaxial accelerometry in the assessment of balance.
Recently, accelerometry, such as the StepWatch Activity Monitor[TM](StepWatch) (Orthocare Innovations, Prosthetics Research Study, Seattle, WA, USA), has been used to quantify aspects of walking ability over extended periods of time in real world environments.
To convert accelerometry data from the accelerometers into usable data, the statistical program MeterPlus[TM] (Santech Inc.
In an effort to maintain nationally representative estimates, the sample weights for those with 4 or more days of valid accelerometry data were ratio-adjusted to maintain the age, sex, and race-ethnicity distribution of the full sample.
Neighbourhood for Playing: Using GPS, GIS and Accelerometry to Delineate Areas Within Which Youth Are Physically Active.
Furthermore, researches aiming objective measurements by actimetry or accelerometry in order to avoid bias of self-reported data are unable to investigate activity in aquatic environment (Troiano et al.