Established in January of 2011, the ActiGraph Scientific Advisory Board’s primary objective is to provide the company with guidance and expertise as it continues to enhance its current hardware and software offerings and explores emerging applications for objective activity monitoring products. In addition to Dr. Bassett, the ActiGraph Scientific Advisory Board consists of Dr. Patty Freedson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst; Dr. Victor KR Matsudo, Scientific Director of the Physical Fitness Research Center of São Caetano do Sul (CELAFISCS); Dr. Jorge Mota, Director of the Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure at the University of Porto; Dr. Bonnie Spring, Professor in Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; and Dr. Stewart Trost, Professor in the School of Human Movement Studies Department at The University of Queensland.
ActiGraph’s extensively validated suite of hardware and software products are widely used by prominent scientific and academic organizations in more than 72 countries in research studies and clinical trials involving physical activity, energy expenditure, and sleep/wake behavior and their relationships to a wide range of health conditions including obesity, diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease and sleep disorders. ActiGraph monitoring solutions have delivered objective activity and sleep data to many high profile population studies including the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the European Youth Health Study, the U.K. Millennium Cohort Study and the Harvard Women’s Health Study.
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