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Objective Physical Activity Measurement for a Child With Special Health Care Needs

      Highlights

      • 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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