Independent studies using the MetaLogics Personal Calorie Monitor have been conducted at some of the nation’s leading metabolic research laboratories. These studies have validated the ability of this device to accurately measure calories in all types of activities, including cycling, running, walking and even just when resting and sleeping.
In one study performed at the University of Pittsburgh, 20 healthy subjects were tested in various forms of exercise. The results of this study, shown in the chart, revealed an extremely high degree of accuracy and correlation between the calorie measurements taken by the MetaLogics sensor and those taken by a laboratory measurement system using an indirect calorimeter. Over four different exercises (walking, running, biking and slideboarding), the MetaLogics sensor was statistically as accurate in measuring the number of calories burned as the laboratory standard.
A recent study performed at the University of Colorado, Denver using their state-of-the-art room calorimeter compared long-term energy expenditure in subjects with BMI’s ranging from 19 to 40. This study found a significant positive correlation (r=0.98) between the MetaLogics sensor and the room calorimeter. The difference in mean calories measured by the MetaLogics sensor and the room calorimeter was less than 5% over an average measurement period of 17 hours.
A sample of the minute-by-minute calorie measurements for one of the subjects is shown in the chart below. Over a period of nearly 12 hours, the MetaLogics calorie sensor was within 1 calorie of the same measurement taken by the room calorimeter. You can see three periods when the subject exercised.