Wearables will transform health, but change brings challenges

Untitled 1Wearable technology presents immense opportunities to improve the way people live their lives, but a group of international researchers say the rapidly developing field also brings big challenges.

In a series of three editorials published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the scientists discuss issues facing the wearables field, including lack of standardisation of devices and data, disconnects between research and industry and the impact of inequality in ownership.

For the full story, see the September 2023 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.


Image: Figure 1 in Gill JMR, et al. Br J Sports Med, August 2023