CPAHR activPAL processing software

Compresses activPAL output files to identify different bouts of sedentary and dynamic behaviour
Updated Wed, 08 Jul 2015 10:45:38 +0000

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This software package extracts the different bouts of sedentary and dynamic behaviour from the activPAL output files. It presents these in a seperate Excel .xls file. Multiple files can be selected at once. Certain variables can be modified to narrow the period of interest.

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Alan Bourke (2024). CPAHR activPAL processing software (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2014a
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Version Published Release Notes

Updated the detection of multiple static periods in within the 1 second epoch.

Update to the decision about activPAL and activPAL3 detection

*Added processing functionality of the timestamp for activPAL3
*Minor bug fix for how sedentary activity segments are calculated. When there is no corresponding value in Column 7 and 8 and visa versa.

Added a user manual and also a requirement to view the disclaimer before using the software.

User interface appearance update.

.p file removed and replaced with .m file