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Assessing sleep using hip and wrist actigraphy

  • Published on Jan. 19, 2015

Abstract: Wrist actigraphy is commonly used to measure sleep, and hip actigraphy is commonly used to measure activity. It is unclear whether hip-based actigraphy can be used to measure sleep. This study assessed the validity of wrist actigraphy and hip actigraphy compared to polysomnography (PSG) for the measurement of sleep. 108 ...

Assessing Sleep with Wrist and Hip Actigraphy in young adults-Comparison to Simultaneous Laboratory Polysomnography

  • Added on August 20, 2013

Introduction: Laboratory-based polysomnograpy (PSG) is the gold standard technique for assessment and quantification of sleep. Wrist and hip actigraphy have been widely used to quantify sleep and physical activity, respectively. It remains unclear whether hip actigraphy is also a valid measure of sleep. Purpose: To compare sleep varialbes simultaneously derived ...