Types of Activity
Types of activity form the basis of the MoveMonitor and are presented in a Numerical report, a Summary report or in a Day-to-Day report. The numerical report is an event list, with cumulative event number, start time, end time, and activity type. The summary report shows the average of the complete measurement. The day-to-day report presents day totals and activity distributions per day in 20 minute bouts.
Transitions Between Type of Activity
Transitions are defined as a change in type of activity. The number of transitions between all types of activities are calculated and summarized in a table in the graphical reports.
Metabolic Equivalent of Task (MET)
A physiological concept expressing the energy cost of a physical activity as a multiple of Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR). By convention, 1 MET is considered as the resting metabolic rate obtained during quiet sitting.
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