Global positioning system: a new opportunity in physical activity measurement

@article{Maddison2009GlobalPS,
  title={Global positioning system: a new opportunity in physical activity measurement},
  author={Ralph Maddison and Cliona Ni Mhurchu},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={73 - 73}
}
Accurate measurement of physical activity is a pre-requisite to monitor population physical activity levels and design effective interventions. Global Positioning System (GPS) technology offers potential to improve the measurement of physical activity. This paper 1) reviews the extant literature on the application of GPS to monitor human movement, with a particular emphasis on free-living physical activity, 2) discusses issues associated with GPS use, and 3) provides recommendations for future… CONTINUE READING