- •Youth with special health care needs are often left out of obesity prevention.
- •Accelerometers can be successfully used for youth with special health care needs.
- •ActiGraph™ monitors provide data on exercise intensity.
- •ActivPAL™ devices are body posture oriented, distinguishing sedentary activity.
- •Improved activity evaluation for youth with special health care needs is needed.
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Published online: July 10, 2016
Accepted: May 25, 2016
Received: December 22, 2015Editor: Mary D. Gordon PhD, RN, CNS-BC
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