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Effects of placement and orientation of body-fixed accelerometers on the assessment of energy expenditure during walking

  • C. V. C. BoutenEmail author
  • A. A. H. J. Sauren
  • M. Verduin
  • J. D. Janssen
Communication

Keywords

Accelerometry Energy expenditure Gravitational acceleration Kinematic acceleration Physical activity Walking 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. V. C. Bouten
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. A. H. J. Sauren
    • 1
  • M. Verduin
    • 1
  • J. D. Janssen
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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