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Table 1 Device details, set up parameters and analysis software

From: The validity of consumer-level, activity monitors in healthy adults worn in free-living conditions: a cross-sectional study

Device Actigraph GT3X+ BodyMedia SenseWear Fitbit one Fitbit zip Nike fuelband Jawbone UP Striiv Smart Pedometer Misfit Shine Withings Pulse
Released Sep 2011 July 2010 Sep 2012 Sep 2012 Feb 2012 Nov 2012 Apr 2012 Aug 2013 June 2013
Retail Price (USD) $249.00 $1417.95 $99.95 $59.95 $149.00 $129.99 $99.95 $119.95 $99.95
Parameters Measured
Steps
Distance
Calories burned
Elevation
Sleep time
Sleep quality
Active time
Wear site Right hip Left upper arm Right hip Right hip Left wrist Left wrist Right hip Left wrist Right hip
Set up parameters H, W, Sex, DOB. 80 Hz 1 s epoch LFE off H, W, Sex, DOB, Handedness H, W, Sex, DOB H, W, Sex, DOB H, W, Sex, DOB H, W, Sex, DOB H, W, Sex, DOB H, W, Sex, DOB H, W, Sex, DOB
Set up software Actilife v6.6.3 Sensewear Professional 7.0 Fitbit iPhone app v2.0.1 Fitbit iPhone app v2.0.1 Nike + Fuelband iPhone app v2.0.0 UP by Jawbone iPhone app v2.8.1 Inbuilt device software Shine iPhone app v1.4.0 Withings Health Mate iPhone app v1.21
Analysis Actilife v6.6.3 MVPA (Freedson et al. cut-points) (21) Steps/day Sensewear Professional 7.0 TEE MVPA = > 3 METs Steps/day ‘Fitbit’ iOS app v2.0.1 and via FitBit online dashboard software ‘Fitbit’ iOS app v2.0.1 and via Fitbit online dashboard software ‘Nike + Fuelband’ iOS app v2.0.0 ‘UP by Jawbone’ iOS app v2.8.1 Inbuilt device software ‘Shine’ iOS app v1.4.0 ‘Withings Health Mate’ iOS app v1.20 and via Withings online dashboard software
  1. LFE = low frequency extension; H = height; W = weight; DOB = date of birth; MVPA = moderate to vigorous physical activity; MET = metabolic unit.