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There is increasing availability of, and interest in, wearable activity trackers for children younger than 13 years. However, little is known about how children and parents use these activity trackers or perceive their acceptability.
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To explore and analyse parental perspectives regarding the responsibility for routine weight status assessment of primary school-aged children.
Parental incarceration (PI) is associated with adverse developmental outcomes for children affected. However, research in this area often reports conflicting results with few studies following childre...
To compare a wearable device, the Fitbit Versa (FV), to a validated portable single-channel EEG system across multiple nights in a naturalistic environment.
Both siblings and parents are important interactional partners for children with ASD, but we know little about whether these interactions differ between these two groups, or between older and younger ...
Commercially available wearable devices are marketed as a means of objectively capturing daily sleep easily and inexpensively outside of the laboratory. Two ecological momentary assessment studies-wit...
The goal of this research study is to learn how useful a wearable exercise tracker watch is to monitor participant's physical activity and learn if it can help to increase participant's ph...
Project LIFT is a randomized, controlled trial that tests the effectiveness of a remotely-monitored, home-based exercise program utilizing wearable fitness trackers to monitor steps taken ...
This study aims to investigate the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effects of a Wearable Activity Tracker (WAT)-based exercise intervention to increase physical activity levels...
The purpose of this study is to investigate parental attitudes towards their child who has a mobility impairment, to using a modified electric toy car, and to evaluate from their perspecti...
Obesity and overweight are growing steadily and becoming a global epidemic. Recent researches report a 64% of the adult population as overweight. The social and economical impact is increa...
Electronic implements worn on the body as an implant or as an accessory. Examples include wearable diagnostic devices, wearable ACTIVITY TRACKERS, wearable INFUSION PUMPS, wearable computing devices, SENSORY AIDS, and electronic pest repellents.
Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.
A sexual disorder occurring in a person 16 years or older and that is recurrent with intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child (generally age 13 or younger). (from APA, DSM-IV, 1994).
Theoretical approach to social processes with a fundamental concern with power phenomena. There is a focus on the analysis of culture, the influence of Foucault, and the development of feminist perspectives.
Children who have reached maturity or the legal age of majority.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...