Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Wearable Activity Trackers a Reliable Tool for Predicting Death Risk in Older Adults

Newswise imageA federally funded study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers shows that wearable accelerometers -- mechanical sensors worn like a watch, belt or bracelet to track movement -- are a more reliable measure of physical activity and better than patient surveys and other methods used by physicians at assessing five-year risk of death in older adults.