Pedometer accuracy during walking over different surfaces.

  title={Pedometer accuracy during walking over different surfaces.},
  author={Anthony S Leicht and Robert George Crowther},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={39 10},
PURPOSE This study examined the effect of surface (concrete, grass, dry beach sand, wet beach sand) and gender on pedometer accuracy during walking. METHODS Fifty-two healthy university students volunteered for this study and completed six 150-m walking trials for each of the four different surfaces while wearing a YAMAX SW-700 Digiwalker pedometer. For each trial, time, number of steps taken and number of steps registered by the pedometer were recorded. These variables and pedometer accuracy… CONTINUE READING

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