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Inaccurate Counts with Cheap Pedometers – Researcher Find

A study by Belgians finds that pedometers, which are not upto the standard and cheaper does not measure every steps in an accurate manner//. Ghent university researchers have analysed nearly 1,000 pedometers involving 35 adults volunteers using 5 per day for 6 days. Automated step-count log pre...

Transforming Care Together Initiative at Charleston Area Medical Center Increases Time Spent on Patient Care at the Bedside

...tient care time, RWD consultants are working with CAMC staff to identify critical administrative tasks that could be completed more efficiently. Using pedometers to measure how many steps nurses are taking during their daily routines, RWD and the Transforming Care Together team are identifying ways nurses could...

Looking to Shape Up for Summer? The Solution May Be the Steps You're Already Taking

...e that every step counts." A Passion for pedometers One of Braganza's favorite fitness tools is a...nsor technology making it one of the most accurate pedometers available. Using smart sensors, it can count step... Trusted for its accuracy, the GOsmart(R) line of pedometers allows you to track steps taken, calories burned a...

What are the most effective ways of promoting physical exercise in adults?

... week in the open access journal PLoS Medicine has found that of six interventions promoting exercise in adults in Australia, encouraging the use of pedometers simple step counting devices that can be used as a motivational tool and promoting physical activity through mass media campaigns are the most cost-...

Looking to Shape up for Summer? The Solution May be the Steps You're Already Taking

... sure that every step counts." A Passion for pedometers One of Braganza's favorite fitness tools is a p...nsor technology making it one of the most accurate pedometers available. Using smart sensors, it can count step... Trusted for its accuracy, the GOsmart(R) line of pedometers allows you to track steps taken, calories burned a...

Albert Lea Residents Pledge to Add 10,000 Collective Years of Life to Their City

...re health and wellness: An AARP Walking Program will help residents exercise and strengthen social circles and will provide 3,000 pedometers to dedicated walkers. An intergenerational "walking school bus" is now launched, to provide volunteers such as retirees to walk Albert Lea are...

Indianapolis Residents View Economic Challenges as Significant Barrier to Properly Managing Type 2 Diabetes

...abetes management. In addition to extensive educational offerings, the conference also features hands-on physical activities like walking groups using pedometers and instruction on how to tone using resistance bands. Eight out of 10 Indianapolis residents understand that excess body weight has a negative ...

Extra support helps obese women cycle to and from work

...mly assigned to two groups, a control group that focused on walking and an intervention group that focused on cycling. The control group was given pedometers and attended two two-hour group meetings, at which they were encouraged to walk to and from work to attain a daily step count of 10,000. The cycling g...

Texas Racers Take a Deep Breath and Set Their Sights for the Heights

...ompetitions because they take participants beyond the average run/walk event. Energizer Specialty Batteries - which power health devices such as pedometers and heart monitors - is helping sponsor the events as part of its "Live Healthy. KEEP GOING(R) " campaign, which educates people on ways to live a he...

Southern California Parents and Kids Take Healthy Steps in Tackling Childhood Obesity

...g Jackie Teichmann, KID HEALTHY Regional Director, at (714) 914-1203. To enroll your school or CYO and learn how to get your free materials and pedometers go to www.mykidhealthy.org up to April 1, 2009. About KID HEALTHY -- Steps to Healthy Living KID HEALTHY -- Steps to Healthy Living is a n...
Pedometers in Biological News

UNC study: Text messaging may help children fight off obesity

... activity, decrease "screen time" (time spent watching television) and reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. All of the children were given pedometers to track the number of steps they took each day, as well as goals to meet for the number of steps taken, minutes of screen time and number of sugar-sw...
Pedometers in Biological Technology

CIO Leadership Series: Peter Strombom, Meriter Hospital

...roviding business value to Meriter because he is still employed. However, he does try to measure IT value in certain terms, as he did when he strapped pedometers on Meriter nurses to determine whether an Epic Systems implementation would result in nurses walking 20 percent less, freeing more time for patient ...
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