Accuracy of pedometer steps and time for youth with disabilities.

@article{Beets2007AccuracyOP,
  title={Accuracy of pedometer steps and time for youth with disabilities.},
  author={Michael W. Beets and Cindy Combs and Kenneth H. Pitetti and Melinda S Morgan and Rebecca R Bryan and John T Foley},
  journal={Adapted physical activity quarterly : APAQ},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={228-44}
}
The purpose of the study was to examine the accuracy of pedometer steps and activity time (Walk4Life, WL) for youth with developmental disabilities. Eighteen youth (11 girls, 7 boys) 4-14 years completed six 80-meter self-paced walking trials while wearing a pedometer at five waist locations (front right, front left, back right, back left, middle back). Trials were video taped to determine actual steps and activity time. Time exhibited a smaller percent error in comparison to steps across… CONTINUE READING

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