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Small Devices, Big Data

Sensor technology is gradually transforming public health and is becoming of increasing interest in medical and clinical...

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Do pedometers do more harm than good?

Speaking at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Boston, Dr Greg Hager, professor of...

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Energy for life after colorectal cancer

Associations of physical activity & sedentary behavior with quality of life in colorectal cancer survivors Background Population ageing...

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EU Falls Festival 2017 – Insights on physical activity monitoring

On May 8 and 9 2017, the annual European Falls Festival was held at the Amsterdam Medical Centre, with the theme “Developing...

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Optimal placement of accelerometers for fall detection in the elderly

Fall detection in the elderlyFalls are a major public health problem in the elderly and is a leading cause of unintentional injury and...

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Quantifying free-living sedentary behaviour using activity monitors

Assessing physical activityQuantifying physical activity, or lack thereof, have been used to analyse sedentary behaviour in order to...

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Exercise Does Not Negate the Harmful Effects of Inactivity

Exercise is healthy, but an hour per day cannot fully compensate for the negative effects of excessive sitting and inactivity during the...

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MOX eHealth activity sensor helps increase physical activity in COPD and diabetes patients

Physical activity is important for maintaining quality of life in patients with chronic conditions. Physical activity reduces the amount of...

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Using accelerometry sensors to determine the amount of arm activity in children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and with Mitochondrial Disease

On December 5th, Arjen Bergsma defended his dissertation titled: “The upper limb in neuromuscular disorders – From basic function to...

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