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Table 2 Characteristics of devices used to measure physical activity and sedentary behavior

From: Seasons, weather, and device-measured movement behaviors: a scoping review from 2006 to 2020

Reference Type of Device Specific Device Wear Location Measure(s) of Activity
Aadland et al. (2018) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ NA SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Aebi et al. (2020) Accelerometer ActiGraph wGT3X-BT Hip SB, LPA, MVPA
Aibar Solana et al. (2015) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X NA SB
Alande et al. (2019) Pedometer Kaden G-Sport Pocket Pedometer 793 Waist V
Albrecht et al. (2020) Accelerometer ActiGraph wGT3X-BT Wrist V
Al-Mohannadi et al. (2016) Pedometer Omron HJ-720 ITC NA V
Arnardottir et al. (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Aspvik et al. (2018) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Waist V
Atkin et al. (2016) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Waist SB, MVPA
Badland et al. (2011) Pedometer Yamax Digiwalker SW-200 Hip V
Balish et al. (2017) Pedometer Yamax Digiwalker SW-200 Hip V
Barkley and Herrmann (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X Waist LPA, MVPA
Beighle et al. (2013) Pedometer MLS 205 Waist V
Bejarano et al. (2019) Accelerometer ActiGraph wActi Sleep-BT Wrist SB, MVPA
Boutou et al. (2019) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X Hip MVPA, V
Brandon et al. (2009) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Torso V
Bremer et al. (2019) Pedometer PiezoRX Hip V
Bringolf-Isler et al. (2009) Accelerometer ActiGraph AM7164 Waist V
Brychta et al. (2016) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X Hip V
Buchowski et al. (2009) Accelerometer Tritrac-R3D NA SB, V
Button et al. (2020) Accelerometer Actical Z Hip LPA, MVPA
Carr et al. (2016) Pedometer Omron HJ-720 ITC NA V
Cepeda et al. (2018) Accelerometer GENEActiv Wrist SB, LPA, MVPA
Chang et al. (2020) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X Hip SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Clemes et al. (2011) Pedometer Yamax Digiwalker SW-200 Waist V
Collings et al. (2020) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Colom et al. (2019) Accelerometer GENEActiv Wrist MVPA
Cooper et al. (2010) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Waist V
Cradock et al. (2009) Accelerometer TriTac-R3D Hip MVPA
Crowley et al. (2016) Pedometer Jawbone UP Wrist V
Cullen et al. (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ NA V
Davis et al. (2011) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Waist LPA
de Vries et al. (2019) Accelerometer 1. ActiWatch 2; 2. GENEActiv Original; 3. Sensewear Mini 1. Wrist; 2. Wrist; 3. Arm SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Declòs-Alió et al. (2019) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X NA V
Deng and Fredriksen (2018) Accelerometer ActiGraph wGT3X-BT Hip MVPA
Dias et al. (2019) Accelerometer 1. ActiGraph 7164; 2. ActiGraph GT1M; 3. ActiGraph 71256 Waist SB, V, MVPA
Diaz et al. (2016) Accelerometer Actical Waist SB
Dill et al. (2014) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X Hip V, MVPA
Duncan et al. (2008) Pedometer New Lifestyles 2000 Waist V
Edwards et al. (2015) Accelerometer RT3 Hip SB, MVPA, V
Feinglass et al. (2011) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip V
Goodman et al. (2012) Accelerometer RT3 Waist MVPA
Goodman et al. (2014) Accelerometer 1. ActiGraph 7164; 2. ActiGraph GT1M; 3. ActiGraph 71256 Waist V
Gracia-Marco et al. (2013) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Back SB, MVPA, V
Griew et al. (2010) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip V
Hagströmer et al. (2014) Accelerometer ActiGraph 7164 Hip SB, MVPA, V
Hamilton et al. (2009) Pedometer New Lifestyles Digi-Walker SW-200 NA V
Harrison et al. (2011) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip SB, V, MVPA
Harrison et al. (2015) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip SB, MVPA, V
Harrison et al. (2017) Accelerometer 1. ActiGraph 7164; 2. ActiGraph GT1M NA V
Hjorth et al. (2013) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip SB, MVPA, V
Hoaas et al. (2019) Accelerometer SenseWear Pro Arm SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Hopkins et al. (2011) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip V
Hoppmann et al. (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X Hip MVPA, V
Hunter et al. (2019) Accelerometer ActiGraph wGT3X-BT Waist SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Jehn et al. (2014) Accelerometer AiperMotion Hip V
Jones et al. (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Waist V
Jones et al. (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Waist V
Katapally et al. (2016) Accelerometer Actical Waist SB
Kharlova et al. (2020) Accelerometer ActiGraph wGT3X-BT Hip SB, MVPA
Kimura et al. (2015) Pedometer Kenz Lifecorder EX Waist V
King et al. (2011) Accelerometer 1. ActiGraph 7164; 2. ActiGraph GT1M Hip SB, V
Kolle et al. (2009) Accelerometer ActiGraph MTI 7164 Waist V
Kong et al. (2020) Accelerometer Fitbit Flex Wrist MVPA, V
Koolhaas et al. (2017) Accelerometer GENEActiv Wrist SB, LPA, MVPA
Larouche et al. (2019) Pedometer SC-Step Rx NA MVPA, V
Lewis et al. (2016) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip SB, MVPA
Ma et al. (2018) Accelerometer 1. iPhones 5S ; 2. iPhone 6 NA V
Martins et al. (2015) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip MVPA
McCrorie et al. (2015) Accelerometer activPAL Thigh V
McKee et al. (2012) Pedometer DigiWalker DW-2000 NA V
McMurdo et al. (2012) Accelerometer RT3 Hip V
Mitchell et al. (2018) Accelerometer Actical NA V
Mitsui et al. (2010) Pedometer Yamasa EM-180 NA V
Nagy et al. (2019) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip SB, MVPA, V
Nakashima et al. (2019) Accelerometer LifeLyzer05 Coach Back LPA, MVPA, V
Newman et al. (2009) Pedometer Accusplit AE120 Hip V
Nilsen et al. (2019) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip SB, LPA, MVPA, V
O’Connell et al. (2013) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip SB, LPA, MVPA
Ogawa et al. (2018) Accelerometer Kenz Lifecorder GS Waist MVPA, V
Oliver et al. (2011) Accelerometer Mini-mitter NA MVPA
Pagels et al. (2016) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ NA MVPA
Patnode et al. (2010) Accelerometer ActiGraph 7164 Hip MVPA
Pearce et al. (2012) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip V
Pechova et al. (2019) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip SB
Pelclova et al. (2010) Pedometer Omron HJ-105 Hip V
Prins and van Lenthe (2015) GPS Logger QStarz BT-Q1000XT Hip V
Rahman et al. (2019) Pedometer Omron HJ-720 ITC Hip V
Remmers et al. (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip SB, LPA, MVPA
Ridgers et al. (2015) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip MVPA
Ridgers et al. (2018) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip LPA, MVPA
Robbins et al. (2013) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip MVPA, V
Rosenthal et al. (2020) Accelerometer NA NA V
Rowlands et al. (2009) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip MVPA, V
Sartini et al. (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X Hip SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Schepps et al. (2018) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Sewell et al. (2010) Accelerometer Gaehwiler Electronic Z80-32 k V1 Waist V
Shen et al. (2013) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Hip LPA, MVPA
Silva et al. (2011) Accelerometer ActiGraph MTI/CSA 7164 Hip SB, MVPA
Sit et al. (2019) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X Hip SB, MVPA
Stabell et al. (2020) Pedometer Omron HJ-324 U Waist V
Sugino et al. (2012) Accelerometer 1. Actimarker; 2. Dynaport Activity Monitor (DAM) Waist V
Sumukadas et al. (2008) Accelerometer RT3 Hip V
Van Kann et al. (2016) Accelerometer Actiheart Chest LPA, MVPA
Wang et al. (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X Waist MVPA, V
Witham et al. (2014) Accelerometer RT3 Waist V
Wong et al. (2020) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT3X+ Hip SB
Wu et al. (2017) Accelerometer ActiGraph GT1M Wrist SB, V
Yildrim et al. (2012) Accelerometer 1. ActiGraph ActiTrainer; 2. ActiGraph GT1M; 3. ActiGraph GT3X Waist SB, LPA, MVPA, V
Zheng et al. (2019) Accelerometer activPAL Thigh SB, MVPA
  1. Note. V Physical activity volume, LPA light-intensity physical activity duration, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity duration, SB sedentary behavior duration