Home-based system for physical activity monitoring in patients with multiple sclerosis (Pilot study)

@inproceedings{Shammas2014HomebasedSF,
  title={Home-based system for physical activity monitoring in patients with multiple sclerosis (Pilot study)},
  author={Layal Shammas and Tom Zentek and Birte von Haaren and Stefan Schlesinger and Stefan Hey and Asarnusch Rashid},
  booktitle={Biomedical engineering online},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Limitations in physical activity are considered as a key problem in patients with multiple sclerosis (PwMS). Contemporary methods to assess the level of physical activity in PwMS are regular clinical observation. However, these methods either rely on high recall and accurate reporting from the patients (e.g. self-report questionnaires), or they are conducted during a particular clinical assessment with predefined activities. Therefore, the main aim of this pilot study was to develop… CONTINUE READING
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