A novel method for using accelerometer data to predict energy expenditure.

  title={A novel method for using accelerometer data to predict energy expenditure.},
  author={Scott E. Crouter and Kurt G. Clowers and David Bassett},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={100 4},
The purpose of this study was to develop a new two-regression model relating Actigraph activity counts to energy expenditure over a wide range of physical activities. Forty-eight participants [age 35 yr (11.4)] performed various activities chosen to represent sedentary, light, moderate, and vigorous intensities. Eighteen activities were split into three routines with each routine being performed by 20 individuals, for a total of 60 tests. Forty-five tests were randomly selected for the… 

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