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Unobtrusive Monitoring Respiration During Sedentary Behavior Using a Pressure Sensing Mat1

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Hyoki Lee, Bijan Najafi

Interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion
Performance (iCAMP),
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery,
Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, TX 77030

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033222Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online May 12, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(2), 020922 (May 12, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1162; doi: 10.1115/1.4033222 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Fig. 1

Laboratory setting (left) and examples of data recording without and with sitting on a chair (right)

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Fig. 2

Example of processed raw signal acquired from the pressure sensing mat and its filtered signal. Those signals were compared with a respiration signal using a body-worn sensor as a reference.

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Correlation analysis of respiratory rates estimated from the pressure sensing mat against the commercial body-worn sensor as a reference




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