Towards a natural walking monitor for pulmonary patients using simple smart phones

@inproceedings{Juen2014TowardsAN,
  title={Towards a natural walking monitor for pulmonary patients using simple smart phones},
  author={Joshua Juen and Qian Cheng and Bruce R. Schatz},
  booktitle={BCB},
  year={2014}
}
Mobile devices present the opportunity to continuously collect health data including movement and walking speed. Fitness trackers have become popular which record steps taken, distance walked and caloric expenditure. While useful for fitness purposes, medical monitoring requires precise accuracy and testing on real patients with a medically valid measure. Walking speed is closely linked to morbidity in patients and is also useful to determine distance walked during six-minute walk tests, a… CONTINUE READING