Table 1 Accelerometers used in published paediatric studies*
Actigraph (Previously CSA and MTI. Current model is GT1M)Actigraph LLC, Pensacola, FL, USAwww.theactigraph.comUniaxial38×37×18 mm27 g
ActiheartCambridge Neurotechnology, Cambridge, UKwww.camntech.comUniaxial33 mm diameter ×7 mm, connected to smaller sensor by wire10 g
ActicalMini-Mitter, Bend, OR, USAwww.minimitter.comOmni-directional28×27×10 mm17 g
ActitracIndividual Monitoring Systems, Baltimore, MD, USAwww.imsystems.netBiaxial37×55×12 mm23 g
ActivTracerGMS, Tokyo, JapanTriaxial70×50×15 mm57 g
ActiwatchMini-Mitter, Bend, OR, USAwww.minimitter.comOmni-directional28×27×10 mm16 g
BioTrainer ProIndividual Monitoring Systems, Baltimore, MD, USAwww.imsystems.netBiaxial76×51×19 mm51 g
CaltracMuscle Dynamics Fitness Network, Torrance, CA, USAwww.muscledynamics.netUniaxial70×70×20 mm78 g
Kenz LifecorderSuzuken Co. Ltd, Nagoya,×46×26 mm42 g
Mini-logger Series 2000Mini-Mitter, Bend, OR, USAwww.minimitter.comOmni-directional120×65×22 mm125 g
Mini-MotionloggerAmbulatory Monitoring, Inc, Ardsley, NY, USAwww.ambulatory-monitoring.comTriaxial44×33×10 mm57 g
TriTrac R3DProfessional Products, Madison, WI, USANo longer available (see RT3)Triaxial108×68×33 mm170 g
RT3Stayhealthy Inc., Monrovia, CA, USAwww.stayhealthy.comTriaxial71×56×28 mm65 g
Tracmor2Philips Research, Eindhoven, The NetherlandsNot commercially availableTriaxial70×28×8 mm30 g
  • *Details of published paediatric studies, papers or abstracts, using these devices can be obtained from manufacturer’s websites or from the corresponding author.