Dr. Campbell: How accurate are Fitbits and other wearable devices?

Dr. Campbell: How accurate are Fitbits and other wearable devices?
10 Aug
5:25

NO COMPUTER GRAPHICS THEY'RE HE ORIGINALLY STARTED AS THE HOPE IN THE 70s ON CBS

BECOMING MORE AND MORE, DESPITE THEIR GROWING POPULARITY LITTLE HAS BEEN DONE TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY A NEW STUDY FROM THE CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUND THAT SOME MONITORS ARE BETTER THAN OTHERS DR KEVIN CAMPBELL JOINS US FOR A DEEPER LOOK LET'S EXPLAIN WHAT THESE THINGS ARE

I THINK MOST PEOPLE KNOW THESE WEARABLES ARE ALTHOUGH WAGE — ALL THE RAGE APPLE WATCH'S, FITBIT'S, THEY ARE ABLE TO TRACK YOUR STEPS AND YOUR HEART RATE SOME CAN TOLERATE — SOME CAN MEASURE YOUR CALORIC INTAKE IS JUST A WAY OF TRACKING FITNESS AND HEALTH

FOR SOME THEY HAVE BEEN QUITE GOOD TELL US ABOUT THE LATEST STUDY THE USE OF THESE ARE WIDESPREAD AND NOTHING HAS BEEN DONE TO TAKE A LOOK AT HOW ACCURATE THEY ARE EAST TREADMILL TESTING USED TO LOCK AT THE APPLE WATCH, NEIL VIEWS, FITBIT, AND SEE HOW ACCURATE THEY ARE WHAT THEY HAVE FOUND IS THE MOST ACCURATE WHERE THE APPLE WATCH

WHEN YOU GOT SO HIGH HEART RATES, ALL OF THEM FELL SHORT AND ESPECIALLY THE FITBIT WAS ABOUT SIX TO 10 BEATS FROM WHAT THE ACTUAL HEART RATE WAS IF YOU ARE HEAVILY EXERCISING YOU HAVE TROUBLE READING IT THAT'S RIGHT MAKING THAT CONTACT IF YOU LOOK AT MOST OF THE EXERCISE BANDS THE ONES MOST EFFECTIVE ARE THE ONES WHO PUT AROUND YOUR CHEST THEY ARE INCONVENIENT AND HARD TO USE

THESE OTHERS STILL CAN HELP US TRACK OUR FITNESS SO DESPITE THE FACT THAT SOME OF THEM MAY NOT BE AS CORRECT SOMETIMES, THEY CAN HELP MAKE YOU HEALTHIER ABSOLUTELY IT CAUSES YOU TO PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR STEPS AND HEART RATE AND ENGAGE AND — ENGAGER THEIR OWN HEALTHCARE EBENEFITS OFF, THIS IS NOT A MEDICAL DEVICE

IS NOT REGULATED AS A MEDICAL DEVICE THERE ARE TECHNOLOGIES COMING DOWN THE LIKE THAT ARE BEING VETTED BY THE FDA THAT ARE MEDICAL DEVICES AND THAT WILL BE A WHOLE DIFFERENT BALLGAME IT'S GREAT TO BE ABLE TO COUNT YOUR STEPS YOU CAN BE A THOUSAND AWAY AND THAT WILL ENTICE YOU TO WALK IT THAT EXTRA BLOCK WE NEED TO EXERCISE 150 MINUTES PER WEEK

IF YOU CAN TRACK THAT ON YOUR FITBIT OR

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