Wearable activity monitors in oncology trials: Current use of an emerging technology.

@article{Gresham2018WearableAM,
  title={Wearable activity monitors in oncology trials: Current use of an emerging technology.},
  author={Gillian Gresham and Jennifer Schrack and Louise M. Gresham and Arvind Manohar Shinde and Andrew Eugene Hendifar and R. Tuli and Bobbie J. Rimel and Robert Alan Figlin and Curtis L. Meinert and Steven Piantadosi},
  journal={Contemporary clinical trials},
  year={2018},
  volume={64},
  pages={
          13-21
        }
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity is an important outcome in oncology trials. Physical activity is commonly assessed using self-reported questionnaires, which are limited by recall and response biases. Recent advancements in wearable technology have provided oncologists with new opportunities to obtain real-time, objective physical activity data. The purpose of this review was to describe current uses of wearable activity monitors in oncology trials. METHODS We searched Pubmed, Embase, and the… CONTINUE READING
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