Evaluation of quality of commercial pedometers.

  title={Evaluation of quality of commercial pedometers.},
  author={Catrine Tudor-Locke and Susan B Sisson and Sarah M. Lee and Cora Lynn Craig and Ronald C. Plotnikoff and Adrian Bauman},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  volume={97 Suppl 1},
          S10-5, S10-6
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to: 1) evaluate the quality of promotional pedometers widely distributed through cereal boxes at the time of the 2004 Canada on the Move campaign; and 2) establish a battery of testing protocols to provide direction for future consensus on industry standards for pedometer quality. METHODS Fifteen Kellogg's* Special K* Step Counters (K pedometers or K; manufactured for Kellogg Canada by Sasco, Inc.) and 9 Yamax pedometers (Yamax; Yamax Corporation… CONTINUE READING


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