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Step-count pedometers (10)
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5
GPS watch pedometers (1)
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy for conventional pedometers and cell phone apps was measured against a manual step counter; for GPS watches, it was measured against a professional-grade measuring wheel that gauges distance

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the devices as judged by four sensory panelists.

 /  5
Features

Features

Features include calories, memory, backlight, multiple mode display, dual positioning (for conventional pedometers), water resistance, and speed.

 /  5