Scientific Publications

From Lab to Field: Published Research on Our Products

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Clinical Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Fibion SENS

Validation of Two Activity Monitors in Slow and Fast Walking Hospitalized Patients

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Pedersen BS, Kristensen MT, Josefsen CO, Lykkegaard KL, Jønsson LR, Pedersen MM.
May 16, 2022
 

Reliability and Construct Validity of the SENS Motion Activity Measurement System as a Tool to Detect Sedentary Behaviour in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

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Cecilie Bartholdy, Henrik Gudbergsen, Henning Bliddal, Morten Kjærgaard, Kasper Lundberg Lykkegaard
March 01, 2018
 

Association Between Weight Loss and Spontaneous Changes in Physical Inactivity in Overweight/Obese Individuals with Knee Osteoarthritis: An Eight-Week Prospective Cohort Study

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Cecilie Bartholdy, R Christensen, Lars Erik Kristensen, H Gudbergsen, Henning Bliddal, Anders Overgaard,
March 01, 2018
 

Changes in Physical Inactivity during Supervised Educational and Exercise Therapy in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Prospective Cohort Study

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Cecilie Bartholdy, Søren T. Skou, Henning Bliddal, Marius Henriksen
November 13, 2020
Accelerometer  •  Exercise  •  Knee  •  Osteoarthritis  •  Physical Inactivity

A review of accelerometer-derived physical activity in the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies

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Alexander Oldroyd, Max A. Little, William Dixon and Hector Chinoy
October 21, 2019
Myositis • Muscle  •  Outcome Measures  •  Human Activities  •  Review  •  Accelerometry

Patient Insights on Living with Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy and the Limitations of Disease Activity Measurement Methods a Qualitative Study

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Alexander Oldroyd, William Dixon, Hector Chinoy and Kelly Howells
September 21, 2020
Fatigue  •  Myositis  •  Outcome Assessment  •  Pain  •  Qualitative

Evaluation of a Technology Assisted Physical Activity Intervention among Hospitalised Patients: A Randomised Study

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Christian Have Dall, Helle Andersen, Tina Myung Povlsen, Marius Henriksen
September 04, 2019
Bedrest  •  Hospitalisation  •  Physical Inactivity  •  Technology Assisted Physical Activity  •  Visual Feedback

Effectiveness of Text Messages for Decreasing Inactive Behaviour in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Study

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Cecilie Bartholdy, Henning Bliddal and Marius Henriksen
September 07, 2019
Accelerometer  •  Knee osteoarthritis  •  Physical Inactivity  •  Text Messages

Physical Inactivity and Current Treatments of Knee Osteoarthritis

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PhD Thesis, Cecilie Bartholdy; Principal Supervisor: Marius Henriksen
January 31, 2019
Knee  •  Osteoarthritis  •  Physical Inactivity  •  Ccelerometer  •  Exercise

Structured Supervised Exercise Training or Motivational Counselling during Pregnancy on Physical Activity Level and Health of Mother and Offspring: FitMum Study Protocol

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Caroline Borup Roland, Signe de Place Knudsen, Saud Abdulaziz Alomairah, Ellen Christine Leth Løkkegaard,
August 28, 2019
Clinical Physiology  •  Obstetrics  •  Public Health  •  Sports Medicine

Validation of an accelerometer system for measuring physical activity and sedentary behavior in healthy children and adolescents

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Camilla Milther, Lærke Winther, Michelle Stahlhut, Derek John Curtis, Mette Aadahl, Jette Led Sørensen
June 01, 2023
Validity  •  Accelerometer  •  Children  •  Adolescents  •  Physical activity  •  Sedentary behavior

Fibion Device

A new accelerometer (Fibion) device provides valid sedentary and upright time measurements compared to the ActivPAL4 in healthy individuals.

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Alkalih HY, Pesola AJ, Arumugam A
October 11, 2022
Validation Study  •  Sitting Position  •  Physical Activity  •  Wearable Electronic Device

The Fibion monitor appears suitable for assessment of sedentary and nonsedentary waking postures, and the Fibion and activPAL monitors have comparable intermonitor reliability.

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Alexander H.K. Montoye, Olivia Coolman, Amberly Keyes, Megan Ready, Jaedyn Shelton, Ethan Willett, and Brian C. Rider
September 28, 2022
Validation Study  •  Sitting Position  •  Physical Activity  •  Wearable Electronic Device

Sensitivity and specificity of measuring children's free-living cycling with a thigh-worn Fibion® accelerometer

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Arto J. Pesola, Samad Esmaeilzadeh, Pirjo Hakala, Nina Kallio, Päivi Berg, Marko Havu, Tiina Rinne
May 23, 2023
Mets  •  Accelerometer  •  Active Travel  •  Cycling  •  Energy Expenditure  •  Moderate-to-vigorous Activity  •  Walking

Reliability and validity of a new accelerometer-based device for detecting physical activities and energy expenditure

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Yanxiang Yang, Moritz Schumann, Shenglong Le, Shulin Cheng
October 11, 2018
Activity Tracker  •  Motion  •  Posture Allocation  •  Sedentary Behavior

Sedentary and physical activity time differs between self-reported ATLS-2 physical activity questionnaire and accelerometer measurements in adolescents and young adults in the United Arab Emirates

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Ashokan Arumugam, Zina Anwar Zabin, Hejab Iftikhar Ahmed, Hanan Youssef Alkalih, Ibrahim M Moustafa, Charlotte K Häger 
Jun 1, 2023
Atls-2  •  Accelerometry  •  Agreement  •  Self-reported Physical Activity  •  Sensors  •  Validation  •  Wearable Devices

A new accelerometer (Fibion) device provides valid sedentary and upright time measurements compared to the ActivPAL4 in healthy individuals

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Hanan Youssef Alkalih, Arto J Pesola, Ashokan Arumugam
October 15, 2022
Validation Study  •  Sitting Position  •  Physical Activity  •  Wearable Electronic Device

Effect of night-time data on sedentary and upright time and energy expenditure measured with the Fibion accelerometer in Emirati women

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Razan Adnan Alsamman, Arto J Pesola, Tamer Mohamed Shousha, Muhammad S Hagrass, Ashokan Arumugam
February 16, 2022
Gender  •  Physical Activity  •  Sensors  •  Sitting  •  Sleep  •  Wearable Devices

Does Google Fit provide valid energy expenditure measurements of functional tasks compared to those of Fibion accelerometer in healthy individuals? A cross-sectional study

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Ashokan Arumugam, Sara Sabri Samara, Reime Jamal Shalash, Raneen Mohammed Qadah, Hanan Youssef Alkalih, Amna Majid Farhani
September 25, 2021
Accelerometer  •  Agreement  •  Kilocalories  •  Physical Activity  •  Smartphone Application  •  Validation

Does free public transit increase physical activity and independent mobility in children? Study protocol for comparing children's activity between two Finnish towns with and without free public transit

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Arto J Pesola, Pirjo Hakala, Päivi Berg, Karen Villanueva, Jussi Ronkainen, Tiina E Laatikainen
September 25, 2021
Accelerometer  •  Accessibility  •  Built Environment  •  Bus  •  Children’s Independent Mobility  •  Commuting  •  Ethnography  •  Moderate-to-vigorous Physical Activity  •  Ppgis  •  Physical Activity  •  Public Transport  •  Sedentary Time

Does SuperPark Make Children Less Sedentary? How Visiting a Commercial Indoor Activity Park Affects 7 to 12 Years Old Children's Daily Sitting and Physical Activity Time

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Arto J Pesola, Martti Melin, Anssi Vanhala, Ying Gao, Taija Finni
July 27, 2018
Accelerometer  •  Children  •  Indoor Activity Park  •  Moderate-to-vigorous Physical Activity  •  Sitting

Fibion Insight

Breaking up Long Sedentary Periods of Office Workers through a Virtual Coach using Activity Data

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Jasmijn Franke, Christiane Grünloh, Dennis Hofs, Boris van Schooten, Andreea Bondrea, and Cabrita M
October 25-27, 2021
Physical Activity  •  Sedentary Periods  •  Sedentary Bouts  •  Inactive Periods  •  Inactive Bouts  •  Virtual Coach  •  Coaching  •  Embodied Conversational Agent  •  Mhealth  •  Ehealth

LEAVES (optimizing the mentaL health and resiliencE of older Adults that haVe lost thEir spouSe via blended, online therapy): Proposal for an Online Service Development and Evaluation

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van Velsen L, Cabrita M, op den Akker H, Brandl L, Isaac J, Suárez M, Gouveia A, Evans N, Dinis de Sousa R
September 08, 2020
Ehealth  •  Grief  •  Bereavement  •  Widowhood  •  Aged  •  Resilience  •  Telemedicine  •  Mental Health

Older Adults’ Attitudes Toward Ambulatory Technology to Support Monitoring and Coaching of Healthy Behaviors: Qualitative Study

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Cabrita M, Monique Tabak, Vollenbroek-Hutten M.M.R.
March 13, 2019
Wearable Technology  •  Telemedicine  •  Independent Living  •  Healthy Aging  •  Nutritional Status  •  Cognitive Function  •  Physical Activity

An exploratory study on the impact of daily activities on the pleasure and physical activity of older adults

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Cabrita M, Richel Lousberg, Monique Tabak, Hermie J. Hermens, Vollenbroek-Hutten M.M.R.
January 06, 2017
Experience Sampling Method  •  Wearables  •  Positive Emotions  •  Independent Living  •  Active Ageing

AIRPlay: Towards a ‘Breathgiving’ Approach

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Randy Klaassen, Robby van Delden, Cabrita M, Monique Tabak
April 04, 2017
Behavior Change Support Systems  •  Asthma  •  Gamification  •  Play-grounds  •  Coaching  •  Self-management

Mobile Technology to Monitor Physical Activity and Wellbeing in Daily Life - Objective and Subjective Experiences of Older Adults

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Cabrita M, Monique Tabak, Vollenbroek-Hutten M.M.R.
April 28-29, 2017
Wearables  •  Active Ageing  •  Positive Emotions

An Unobtrusive System to Monitor Physical Functioning of the Older Adults: Results of a Pilot Study

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Cabrita M, Mohammad Hossein Nassabi, Harm op den Akker, Monique Tabak, Hermie Hermens, 
Jun 30, 2015
Monitoring  •  Physical Functioning  •  Physical Activity  •  Daily Living  •  Older Adults  •  Experience Sampling Method

Tailored motivational message generation: A model and practical framework for real-time physical activity coaching

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Harmop den Akker, Cabrita M, Rieks op den Akker, Valerie M. Jones, Hermie J. Hermens
Jun, 2015
Motivational Messages  • Physical Activity  • Persuasive Systems  • Ehealth  • Telemedicine

Automated Personalized Goal-setting in an Activity Coaching Application

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Cabrita M, Harmop den Akker, Reinoud Achterkamp, Hermie Hermens, Vollenbroek-Hutten M.M.R.
January 7-9, 2014
Accelerometers  •  Physical Activity  •  Goal-setting  • Personalization  •  Telemedicine  •  Body Area Networks

Promoting a healthy lifestyle: Towards an improved personalized feedback approach

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R. Achterkamp, Cabrita M, H. op den Akker, Vollenbroek-Hutten M.M.R.
October 09-12, 2013
Health Care  •  Telemedicine

Fibion Emfit

Sleep staging based on signals acquired through bed sensor

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Juha M Kortelainen, Martin O Mendez, Anna Maria Bianchi, Matteo Matteucci, Sergio Cerutti
April 15, 2010
Automatic Classification From Vital Signs  •  Human Health Screening  •  No-contact Sensors  •  Pattern Classification  •  Signal Processing

Ballistocardiography Can Estimate Beat-to-Beat Heart Rate Accurately at Night in Patients After Vascular Intervention

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Christoph Hoog AntinkYen MaiRoosa AaltoChristoph BruserSteffen LeonhardtNiku OksalaAntti Vehkaoja
January 29, 2020
Ballistocardiography (Bcg)  •  Beat-to-beat Intervals  •  Heart Rate  •  Heart Rate Variability  •  Unobtrusive Sensing

Unobtrusive Nocturnal Heartbeat Monitoring by a Ballistocardiographic Sensor in Patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing

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Matthias Daniel Zink, Christoph Brüser, Björn-Ole Stüben, Andreas Napp, Robert Stöhr
October 13, 2017
 Ballistocardiographic Sensor • Sleep Disordered Breathing • Unobtrusive Heartbeat Monitoring • Electrocardiogram (ECG) • Polysomnography • Beat-to-Beat Cycle Length Detection • Algorithm for Heartbeat Analysis
 

Emfit Bed Sensor Activity Shows Strong Agreement with Wrist Actigraphy for the Assessment of Sleep in the Home Setting

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Juan Piantino, Madison Luther, Christina Reynolds, Miranda M Lim
July 16, 2021
Actiwatch 2  •  Emfit  •  Ambulatory  •   Sleep-wake Monitoring

Automatic detection of sleep macrostructure based on bed sensors

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M.O. Mendez, M. Matteucci, S. Cerutti, A.M. Bianchi and Juha M. Kortelainen
September 02-06, 2009
Sleep  •  Hidden Markov Models  •  Electrocardiography  •  Heart Rate Variability  •  Hospitals  •  Protocols  •  Heart Rate  •  Fluctuations  •  Heart Beat  •  Electroencephalography

Automatic sleep staging based on ballistocardiographic signals recorded through bed sensors

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Matteo Migliorini, Anna M. Bianchi, Domenico Nisticò, Juha Kortelainen, Edgar Arce-Santana
August 31 – September 04, 2010
Feature Extraction  •  Sensors  •  Indexes  •  Classification Algorithms  •  Heart Rate Variability  •  Accuracy  •  Computational Modeling

Combining unobtrusive electrocardiography and ballistography for more accurate monitoring of sleep

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Antti Vehkaoja, Mikko Peltokangas, Jarmo Verho, and Jukka Lekkala
November 11-13, 2012
Bed Integrated ECG  •  Heart Rate  •  Respiration Rate  •  Unobtrusive Physiological Measurement  •  Night-time Monitoring

Multichannel bed pressure sensor for sleep monitoring

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Juha M Kortelainen, Mark van Gils, Juha Päkkä
September 09-12, 2012
Sleep Apnea  •  Heart Beat  •  Principal Component Analysis  •  Monitoring  •  Cepstrum  •  Electrocardiography

Recent developments in home sleep-monitoring devices

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Jessica M. Kelly, Robert E. Strecker, and Matt T. Bianchi
October 14, 2012
 Home Sleep-Monitoring Devices • Polysomnogram • Portable Monitoring • Sleep-Wake Activity • Wellness Technology • Sleep Disorder Diagnostics • Validation Studies

Sleep staging based on signals acquired through bed sensor

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J.M. Kortelainen, M.O. Mendez, A.M. Bianchi, M. Matteucci, S. Cerutti
April 15, 2010
Automatic Classification From Vital Signs  •  Human Health Screening  •  No-contact Sensors  •  Pattern Classification  •  Signal Processing

Sleep-wake detection based on respiratory signal acquired through a pressure bed sensor

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Guerrero-Mora G, Palacios Elvia, Bianchi AM, Kortelainen J, M Tenhunen, SL Himanen
August 28–September 01, 2012
Sleep Apnea  •  Principal Component Analysis  •  Electrodes  •  Accuracy  •  Adaptation Models  •  Data Models  •  Sensitivity

Long-Term Subjective and Objective Sleep Analysis of Total Sleep Time and Sleep Quality in Real Life Settings

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Juho Merilahti, Ari Saarinen, Juha Päkkä, Kari Antila, Elina Mattila and Ilkka Korhonen
August 23-26, 2007
Sleep  •  Information Analysis  •  Signal Analysis  •  Time Measurement  •  TV •  Laboratories  •  Data Security  •  Telemetry  •  Condition Monitoring  •  Data Analysis

Time-frequency analysis of the ballistocardiogram for sleep staging

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2010
Sleep staging  bed sensor  • TVAM  • Wavelets  • Linear discriminant  • Quadratic discriminant  • K-nearest neighbor  • Neural networks

Fibion Kids

Validation of an accelerometer system for measuring physical activity and sedentary behavior in healthy children and adolescents

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Camilla Milther, Lærke Winther, Michelle Stahlhut, Derek John Curtis, Mette Aadahl, Jette Led Sørensen
June 01, 2023
Validity  •  Accelerometer  •  Children  •  Adolescents  •  Physical activity  •  Sedentary behavior

Sensitivity and specificity of measuring children's free-living cycling with a thigh-worn Fibion® accelerometer

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Arto J. Pesola, Samad Esmaeilzadeh, Pirjo Hakala, Nina Kallio, Päivi Berg, Marko Havu, Tiina Rinne
May 23, 2023
Mets  •  Accelerometer  •  Active Travel  •  Cycling  •  Energy Expenditure  •  Moderate-to-vigorous Activity  •  Walking

Does free public transit increase physical activity and independent mobility in children? Study protocol for comparing children's activity between two Finnish towns with and without free public transit

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Arto J Pesola, Pirjo Hakala, Päivi Berg, Karen Villanueva, Jussi Ronkainen, Tiina E Laatikainen
September 25, 2021
Accelerometer  •  Accessibility  •  Built Environment  •  Bus  •  Children’s Independent Mobility  •  Commuting  •  Ethnography  •  Moderate-to-vigorous Physical Activity  •  Ppgis  •  Physical Activity  •  Public Transport  •  Sedentary Time

Does SuperPark Make Children Less Sedentary? How Visiting a Commercial Indoor Activity Park Affects 7 to 12 Years Old Children's Daily Sitting and Physical Activity Time

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Arto J Pesola, Martti Melin, Anssi Vanhala, Ying Gao, Taija Finni
July 27, 2018
Accelerometer  •  Children  •  Indoor Activity Park  •  Moderate-to-vigorous Physical Activity  •  Sitting