14 min

Wearable Technology Trends Veterans’ Health Matters

    • Medicine

Wearable Technology Trends: What Gets Measured, Might Get Improved
In this episode, Dr. Michael Falvo, Scientific Director of the Airborne Hazards and Burn Pits Center of Excellence, and Matthew Watson, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, discuss how to measure or monitor personal exercise and physical activity, some advantages and disadvantages of doing so, and its importance to Veterans and clinical providers.

The following resources referred to during the show, are found here:
Exercise is Medicine:
https://www.exerciseismedicine.org/support_page.php/provider-action-guide/
CDC’s Guide on Target Heart Rate: https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/measuring/heartrate.htm
VA’s ESP Report on wearable technology: https://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/publications/esp/MotionSensingTechnologies.cfm
The War Related Illness & Injury Study Center (WRIISC) Resources:
https://www.warrelatedillness.va.gov/WARRELATEDILLNESS/index.asp

Wearable Technology Trends: What Gets Measured, Might Get Improved
In this episode, Dr. Michael Falvo, Scientific Director of the Airborne Hazards and Burn Pits Center of Excellence, and Matthew Watson, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, discuss how to measure or monitor personal exercise and physical activity, some advantages and disadvantages of doing so, and its importance to Veterans and clinical providers.

The following resources referred to during the show, are found here:
Exercise is Medicine:
https://www.exerciseismedicine.org/support_page.php/provider-action-guide/
CDC’s Guide on Target Heart Rate: https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/measuring/heartrate.htm
VA’s ESP Report on wearable technology: https://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/publications/esp/MotionSensingTechnologies.cfm
The War Related Illness & Injury Study Center (WRIISC) Resources:
https://www.warrelatedillness.va.gov/WARRELATEDILLNESS/index.asp

14 min