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Assessment of energy expended in physical activity by a smartphone-based system

Author
Guede, F.; Carbones, B.; Capdevila, L.; Garcia, M.; Ramos, J.; Fernandez, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
IFMBE MBEC 2014 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering
Date of publication
2014
Presentation's date
2014-09-09
Book of congress proceedings
IFMBE Proceedings volume 45 - 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical an Biological Engineering (MBEC 2014)
First page
893
Last page
896
Publisher
Springer
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11128-5 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/27052 Open in new window
Abstract
The aim of this paper is to present a smartphone based system to assess daily energy expended in physical activ- ity (PA). Nowadays, sedentary li festyle is increasingly recog- nized as a serious, worldwide public health concern, because sedentary behaviors ar e associated to cardiovascular diseases and premature death. A smartphone application has been developed for data gathering from internal motion sensor, wireless wearable heart rate moni tor and user filled out forms. The data collected ha...
Citation
Guede, F. [et al.]. Assessment of energy expended in physical activity by a smartphone-based system. A: European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering. "IFMBE Proceedings volume 45 - 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical an Biological Engineering (MBEC 2014)". Dubrownik: Springer, 2014, p. 893-896.
Keywords
energy expendi- ture, healthy lifestyle, physical activity, smartphone, wearable
Group of research
CREB - Biomedical Engineering Research Centre
GCEM - Electromagnetic Compatibility Group
IEB - Electronic and Biomedical Instrumentation

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