Assessing sedentary behavior using wearable devices: An overview and future directions

  title={Assessing sedentary behavior using wearable devices: An overview and future directions},
  author={Hiroyuki Sasai},
  journal={The Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine},
  • H. Sasai
  • Published 25 May 2017
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine
Accurate assessments of sedentary behavior are critically important to monitor the proportion of prolonged sedentary behavior, to investigate causal relationships with health outcomes, and to test the effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing sedentary behaviors. The purpose of this review was to provide an overview of assessments of sedentary behavior using wearable devices, and to briefly discuss the future directions of this field. Sedentary behavior is defined as any waking activity… 

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