Pedometer

An instrument for counting the number of steps taken while walking. This information can be used to estimate the distance traveled or calories used.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE Cross-sectional studies show that individuals who walk more tend to be thinner than those who walk less. This does not… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare the step values of multiple brands of pedometers over a 24-h period. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE First, to validate the LASA Physical Activity Questionnaire (LAPAQ) by a 7-day diary and a pedometer in older persons… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE The accuracy of pedometers has not been thoroughly tested with older adult populations. The purpose of the present study… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Inactivity is a leading contributor to chronic health problems. Here, we examined the effects of a pedometer-based… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to compare the concurrent accuracy of the CSA accelerometer and the Yamax pedometer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
INTRODUCTION iMEMS® accelerometers have sparked the interest of many designers looking for ways to build accurate pedometers. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was 1) to evaluate agreement between dual-mode CSA accelerometer outputs and Yamax… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE This study compared measurements of daily walking distance on the College Alumnus questionnaire (CAQ) and a pedometer… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
This is a three-part study that examined the accuracy of five brands of electronic pedometers (Freestyle Pacer, Eddie Bauer, L.L… (More)
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