Include other data in Calorie computation

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Include other data in Calorie computation

Post by carlosr » May 5th, 2016, 4:24 pm

There is a lot of discussion about the inaccuracy of the calorie computation on the PM3/4/5 and how an HR band would be better.

So why not combine the HR info that the PM can already capture? If too complicated to do on the PM why not in the the ErgData app.

Ideally the ErgData app could also pull from Healthkit (on iOS -- not sure if android has an equivalent) to get other data like height, weight, body fat, etc if available and use all that. Or if easier send it to the online c2 log to compute there.

The ErgData app already pulls weight from HealthKit so I'm surprised at a minimum why it doesn't adjust the calorie computation per the ... calculator or send it to the log to display on the www page.

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Re: Include other data in Calorie computation

Post by jamesg » May 7th, 2016, 3:02 am

How do you develop and calibrate the formula? Why do you think the C2 method is inadequate?
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