Study: Fitness trackers largely inaccurate when counting calories - The Denver Post

In this Dec. 15, 2014 file photo, fitness trackers, from left, Basis Peak, Adidas Fit Smart, Fitbit Charge, Sony SmartBand, and Jawbone Move, are posed for a photo next to an iPhone, in New York. Sales of fitness trackers are climbing, and the biggest ...

Fitness trackers appear to be lousy calorie counters, but it's not all bad news - Digital Trends

The research suggests fitness trackers have a ways to go when it comes to accurate calorie measurements, so keep it in mind if you've been relying on them. If you've been using your fitness tracker's calorie measurements to shape your diet, then you're ...

New Study Finds Apple Watch's Heart Rate Tracker Is Most Accurate - Ubergizmo

There are plenty of wearables out there at the moment that come with built-in heart rate trackers, but just because there is a tracker it doesn't mean that they're all the same. Not all heart rate trackers were built equally and if you are looking for ...

Two studies show the use of consumer wearables is increasing in clinical research, but limitations in accuracy still ... - MobiHealthNews

The proliferation and ever-increasing sophistication of wearable activity trackers makes clear that we have come a long way from analog pedometers and clunky heart rate monitors, but new research suggests those metrics may be the only ones modern ...

PSA: You May Want to Stop Relying on Your Fitness Tracker For Counting Calories - POPSUGAR Health and Fitness Australia

If you've been using your trusty fitness tracker to count burned calories during a workout, you may want to rethink your ways. Researchers at Stanford University just confirmed our suspicions that these tech devices may not be as accurate as we thought.

Fitness trackers: Do they work? - KGUN

A Stanford University study of fitness trackers indicated that while devices did a good job at tracking a person's heart rate, those devices did not accurately record calorie burning. Stanford researchers studied the Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit ...