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2016

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment

Fitness tracker

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Validity Of Wearable Fitness Trackers On Sleep Measure, Alyssa Keill Jan 2016

Validity Of Wearable Fitness Trackers On Sleep Measure, Alyssa Keill

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Wearable trackers that detect sleep offer users a way to track their sleep quality and patterns without the use of expensive equipment. Few studies have tested the validity of these trackers on sleep measure. PURPOSE: To examine the validity of the Actigraph GT9X (AG), SenseWear Mini Armband (SW), Basis Peak (BP), Fitbit Charge HR (FB), Jawbone UP3 (JU), and Garmin Vivosmart (GV) for estimating sleep variables as compared with a sleep diary. METHODS: 78 healthy individuals participated in the study. Group 1 (n= 38) and wore the AG, SW, BP, and FB or Group 2 (n = 40) and wore the ...