Why wearable devices are not useful for health – Sohu Technology 三色网 333se.cc

Why wearable devices are not useful for health? The new technology of Sohu reported that more than 2 billion 100 million people worldwide are overweight or obese, this figure is close to 30% of the total population, and is expected to 2030, almost half of the adult population worldwide are overweight. The wearable smart devices now in a global trend, which is the first smart bracelet, you don’t wear a smart Bracelet OUT! Most buy smart bracelet is love or fitness to lose weight, so many advertisements are beginning to people, under the banner of "slimming artifact" slogan propaganda smart bracelet. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that participants who wore a motion tracking device lost weight after two years, 5 pounds less than those who manually recorded the activity. This result allows researchers also surprised, logically, the activity tracker may be able to help us complete our fitness goals, but it is not their intention to design, from the long term to help people lose weight. In fact, those who look forward to wearing the Activity Tracker lose more weight in 24 months, "the study’s lead author John · Yakexike (John Jakicic), he was a University of Pittsburgh study a weight management. "But it turned out to be the opposite, which surprised us!" The study enrolled 471 overweight or obese people aged between 18 and 35 for a follow-up of up to 2 years. Focus on sports, healthy diet, and held a weekly meeting. Six months later, one group of participants used a commercially available wearable device, worn on the upper arm, tracking physical activity. The other half of the participants were asked to record their activities in the form of a log. There was no significant difference in body composition, health, physical activity and dietary intake between the two groups. Two years later, all participants who returned to the lab were required to report their body measurements at the start of the study and the present. Most of the participants were thinner than they were at the start of the study (and a lot of people weighed more than six months after the study). To everyone’s surprise, on average, the use of wearable devices per capita weight loss of nearly 8 pounds, while the use of the network to track the average loss of only about 13 pounds. Why is there such a result? Yakexike explained: "these technologies focus on physical motion data, such as the number of steps. Then these people see, ah, I have a lot of exercise today, so I can eat more, so they eat more than the amount of food should be ingested. It is also possible that those fitness goals and the number of steps may be able to stimulate the A, but not for B." Yakexike pointed out that weight loss is a complex thing, it is not only to monitor the movement so simple, it also need good collocation, healthy eating habits. In addition, he said, wearable devices will not be able to maintain a healthy diet and physical activity in the face of the obstacles included. In fact, we want to lose weight by these high-tech can not be simply solved,相关的主题文章: