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The Impact of Health Monitoring Devices

Monitoring your health experience can motivate you to do better.  Social media and manufacturers have found ways to helps us track our success by measuring heart rate, steps, and pressure, food intake, and regular lifestyle patterns.  Many questions still surround the psychological effects of these devices within the Digital Health Community.

watchsportHow is the rapid movement change affecting they way we think about health?  On a Heart Rate Monitoring abstract done by J Achten, and AE Jeukendrup mentions that “Over the last 20 years, heart rate monitors (HRMs) have become a widely used training aid for a variety of sports. The development of new HRMs has also evolved rapidly during the last two decades.”1

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