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Hyun-Ah Lee, Heon-Jeong Lee, Joung-Ho Moon, Taek Lee, Min-Gwan Kim, Hoh In, Chul-Hyun Cho, Leen Kim
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the applicability of data obtained from a wearable activity tracker (Fitbit Charge HR) to medical research. This was performed by comparing the wearable activity tracker (Fitbit Charge HR) with actigraphy (Actiwatch 2) for sleep evaluation and circadian rest-activity rhythm measurement. METHODS: Sixteen healthy young adults (female participants, 62.5%; mean age, 22.8 years) wore the Fitbit Charge HR and the Actiwatch 2 on the same wrist; a sleep log was recorded over a 14-day period...
March 2017: Psychiatry Investigation
Giannina J Bellone, Santiago A Plano, Daniel P Cardinali, Daniel Pérez Chada, Daniel E Vigo, Diego A Golombek
Sleep-related health disorders are increasing worldwide; diagnosis and treatment of such sleep diseases are commonly invasive and sometimes unpractical or expensive. Actigraphy has been recently introduced as a tool for the study of sleep and circadian disorders; however, there are several devices that claim to be useful for research and have not been thoroughly tested. This comparative study provides activity, sleep and temperature information regarding several of the most commonly used actigraphers: Micro-Mini Motion Logger; Act Trust; Misfit Flash; Fitbit Flex & Thermochron...
October 2016: Sleep Science
Soren Leth, John Hansen, Olav W Nielsen, Birthe Dinesen
Commercial self-monitoring devices are becoming increasingly popular, and over the last decade, the use of self-monitoring technology has spread widely in both consumer and medical markets. The purpose of this study was to evaluate five commercially available self-monitoring devices for further testing in clinical applications. Four activity trackers and one sleep tracker were evaluated based on step count validity and heart rate validity. METHODS: The study enrolled 22 healthy volunteers in a walking test...
January 22, 2017: Sensors
Stephen P Wright, Tyish S Hall Brown, Scott R Collier, Kathryn Sandberg
Sedentary lifestyle and lack of physical activity are well-established risk factors for chronic disease and adverse health outcomes. Thus there is enormous interest in measuring physical activity in biomedical research. Many consumer physical activity monitors, including Basis® Health Tracker, BodyMedia® Fit, DirectLife®, Fitbit® Flex, Fitbit One, Fitbit Zip, Garmin® Vivofit, Jawbone® UP, MisFit® Shine, Nike® FuelBand, Polar® Loop, Withings® Pulse O2, and others have accuracies similar to that of research-grade physical activity monitors for measuring steps...
January 4, 2017: American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Nancy M Gell, Kristin W Grover, Morgan Humble, Michelle Sexton, Kim Dittus
PURPOSE: Physical activity is known to minimize the long-term side effects of cancer treatment. Yet, rates of physical activity participation by cancer survivors are significantly lower compared to the general population. The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the efficacy, feasibility, and acceptability of a technology-based intervention to promote maintenance of physical activity after completing an exercise-based oncology rehabilitation program. METHODS: The pre-post 4-week intervention included support delivered through tailored text messages, Fitbit® self-monitoring, and brief health coaching sessions...
December 13, 2016: Supportive Care in Cancer: Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Robert N Jamison, Dylan C Jurcik, Robert R Edwards, Chuan-Chin Huang, Edgar L Ross
OBJECTIVES: The overall aim of this study was to determine the effect of introducing a smartphone pain app, for both Android and iPhone devices that enables chronic pain patients to assess, monitor, and communicate their status to their providers. METHODS: This study recruited 105 chronic pain patients to use a smartphone pain app and half of the subjects (N=52) had 2-way messaging available through the app. All subjects completed baseline measures and were asked to record their progress every day for 3 months, with the opportunity to continue for 6 months...
November 24, 2016: Clinical Journal of Pain
Skyler M Brooke, Hyun-Sung An, Seoung-Ki Kang, John M Noble, Kris E Berg, Jung-Min Lee
Brooke, SM, An, H-S, Kang, S-K, Noble, JM, Berg, KE, and Lee, J-M. Concurrent validity of wearable activity trackers under free-living conditions. J Strength Cond Res 31(4): 1097-1106, 2017-The purpose of this study is to evaluate the concurrent validity of wearable activity trackers in energy expenditure (EE) and sleep period time (SPT) under free-living conditions. Ninety-five (28.5 ± 9.8 years) healthy men (n = 34) and women (n = 61) participated in this study. The total EE and SPT were measured using 8 monitors: Nike+ FuelBand SE (NFB), Garmin VivoFit (VF), Misfit Shine (MF), Fitbit Flex (FF), Jawbone UP (JU), Polar Loop (PL), Fitbit Charge HR (FC), and SenseWear Armband Mini (SWA) (criterion measures: SWA for EE and a sleep log for SPT)...
April 2017: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
Shannon L Smith, Mary-Jon Ludy, Robin M Tucker
A substantial proportion of the population does not achieve the recommended amount of sleep. Previous work demonstrates that sleep alterations perturb energy balance by disrupting appetite hormones, increasing energy intake, and decreasing physical activity. This study explored the influence of sleep duration on taste perception as well as effects on dietary intake and physical activity. Participants (n=24 habitual short sleepers and n=27 habitual long sleepers, 82.4% female, 88.2% white, 25.2±7.7years) completed two randomized taste visits; one following short sleep duration (≤7h) and one following long sleep duration (>7h)...
September 1, 2016: Physiology & Behavior
Janna Mantua, Nickolas Gravel, Rebecca M C Spencer
Polysomnography (PSG) is the "gold standard" for monitoring sleep. Alternatives to PSG are of interest for clinical, research, and personal use. Wrist-worn actigraph devices have been utilized in research settings for measures of sleep for over two decades. Whether sleep measures from commercially available devices are similarly valid is unknown. We sought to determine the validity of five wearable devices: Basis Health Tracker, Misfit Shine, Fitbit Flex, Withings Pulse O2, and a research-based actigraph, Actiwatch Spectrum...
May 5, 2016: Sensors
Ofir Turel, Anna Romashkin, Katherine M Morrison
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Obesity is a rising problem among adolescents in modern societies; it results in long-term cardio-metabolic problems. Possible overlooked drivers of obesity and its consequent cardio-metabolic deficits include videogame addiction and the resulting curtailed sleep; both are growing problems among adolescents. The objective of this study is to examine possible associations among these concepts in adolescents, as a means to point to plausible interventions. METHODS: Data were collected from 94 adolescents who play videogames and are enrolled in outpatient clinics, using surveys, wearable sleep monitors (FitBit), physical exams, and blood tests at three points in time...
2016: PloS One
Kelly R Evenson, Michelle M Goto, Robert D Furberg
BACKGROUND: Consumer-wearable activity trackers are electronic devices used for monitoring fitness- and other health-related metrics. The purpose of this systematic review was to summarize the evidence for validity and reliability of popular consumer-wearable activity trackers (Fitbit and Jawbone) and their ability to estimate steps, distance, physical activity, energy expenditure, and sleep. METHODS: Searches included only full-length English language studies published in PubMed, Embase, SPORTDiscus, and Google Scholar through July 31, 2015...
2015: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Argelinda Baroni, Jean-Marie Bruzzese, Christina A Di Bartolo, Jess P Shatkin
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May 2016: Sleep & Breathing, Schlaf & Atmung
Angela Smith Lillehei, Linda L Halcón, Kay Savik, Reilly Reis
OBJECTIVES: To compare the effectiveness of lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) and sleep hygiene versus sleep hygiene alone on sleep quantity and sleep quality and to determine sustained effect at two-week follow-up. DESIGN: A randomized controlled trial with investigator blinding and steps taken to blind the participants. SETTING: Participants' usual sleep setting. SUBJECTS: Seventy-nine college students with self-reported sleep issues...
July 2015: Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy
Lisa J Meltzer, Laura S Hiruma, Kristin Avis, Hawley Montgomery-Downs, Judith Valentin
STUDY OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the reliability and validity of the commercially available Fitbit Ultra (2012) accelerometer compared to polysomnography (PSG) and two different actigraphs in a pediatric sample. DESIGN AND SETTING: All subjects wore the Fitbit Ultra while undergoing overnight clinical polysomnography in a sleep laboratory; a randomly selected subset of participants also wore either the Ambulatory Monitoring Inc. Motionlogger Sleep Watch (AMI) or Phillips-Respironics Mini-Mitter Spectrum (PRMM)...
August 2015: Sleep
Manal Almalki, Kathleen Gray, Fernando Martin Sanchez
BACKGROUND: Self-quantification is seen as an emerging paradigm for health care self-management. Self-quantification systems (SQS) can be used for tracking, monitoring, and quantifying health aspects including mental, emotional, physical, and social aspects in order to gain self-knowledge. However, there has been a lack of a systematic approach for conceptualising and mapping the essential activities that are undertaken by individuals who are using SQS in order to improve health outcomes...
2015: Health Information Science and Systems
Jeon Lee, Joseph Finkelstein
Consumer sleep tracking devices are widely advertised as effective means to monitor and manage sleep quality and to provide positive effects on overall heath. However objective evidence supporting these claims is not always readily available. The goal of this study was to perform a comprehensive review of available information on six representative sleep tracking devices: BodyMedia FIT, Fitbit Flex, Jawbone UP, Basis Band, Innovative Sleep Solutions SleepTracker, and Zeo Sleep Manager Pro. The review was conducted along the following dimensions: output metrics, theoretical frameworks, systematic evaluation, and FDA clearance...
2015: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Ty Ferguson, Alex V Rowlands, Tim Olds, Carol Maher
BACKGROUND: Technological advances have seen a burgeoning industry for accelerometer-based wearable activity monitors targeted at the consumer market. The purpose of this study was to determine the convergent validity of a selection of consumer-level accelerometer-based activity monitors. METHODS: 21 healthy adults wore seven consumer-level activity monitors (Fitbit One, Fitbit Zip, Jawbone UP, Misfit Shine, Nike Fuelband, Striiv Smart Pedometer and Withings Pulse) and two research-grade accelerometers/multi-sensor devices (BodyMedia SenseWear, and ActiGraph GT3X+) for 48-hours...
2015: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Jose M Perez-Macias, Holly Jimison, Ilkka Korhonen, Misha Pavel
Poor sleep quality is associated with chronic diseases, weight increase and cognitive dysfunction. Home monitoring solutions offer the possibility of offering tailored sleep coaching interventions. There are several new commercially available devices for tracking sleep, and although they have been tested in sleep laboratories, little is known about the errors associated with the use in the home. To address this issue we performed a study in which we compared the sleep monitoring data from two commercially available systems: Fitbit One and Beddit Pro...
2014: Conference Proceedings: Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Hawley E Montgomery-Downs, Salvatore P Insana, Jonathan A Bond
PURPOSE: Although polysomnography is necessary for diagnosis of most sleep disorders, it is also expensive, time-consuming, intrusive, and interferes with sleep. Field-based activity monitoring is increasingly used as an alternative measure that can be used to answer certain clinical and research questions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability and validity of a novel activity monitoring device (Fitbit) compared to both polysomnography and standard actigraphy (Actiwatch-64)...
September 2012: Sleep & Breathing, Schlaf & Atmung
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