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Use of accelerometers to improve estimation of the thermic effect of feeding in whole room calorimetry studies

Primary Objective

Test whether accelerometer-based measures of physical activity from Actigraph and ActivPAL accelerometers can be used to improve the calculation of TEF in whole room calorimeter studies.

Study category: Healthy Volunteers

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What you receive for participating: -Personalized information about your energy expenditure ("metabolism") -Five total days of food -Monetary compensation




To be eligible you must: -Be a man or a woman between 18-45 years old -Be generally healthy without major diseases -Have a BMI between 18.5 - 24.9


Pilot - A pilot Study is used to obtain information, and work out the logistics and management, deemed necessary for further Research Studies.

Type of Study



University of Colorado Hospital

Principal Investigator
Sarah Purcell

Sarah Purcell

Study ID

Protocol Number: 20-0191

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