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    Tech Tools: Health apps for you and your patients

     

     

     

    Dr. Levine is Clinical Fellow, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.

     

     

     

     

    Dr. Goldschlag is assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology and assistant professor of clinical reproductive medicine, Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.

     

    To see Part One of this series, go to: Top apps for ob/gyns and their patients in 2015

     

    Moov

    https://www.moov.cc/

    While many devices are focused on fitness "tracking," Moov has catapulted into a different arena: fitness coaching. Moov is a highly accurate, lightweight Bluetooth 3D-motion sensor that is worn on your wrist or ankle. When paired with one of Moov's free downloadable apps, it becomes a personal trainer that will correct your form, encourage you to run harder, and even teach you how to throw a proper punch. Unlike any other wearable fitness tool, Moov not only tracks your workouts, it also improves their quality, because the feedback is based on real-time analysis of your performance. We have found the apps to be not only highly accurate but also addicting! Each app is a different workout or sport (Run & Walk, Swim, Cardio Punch, 7 Minute Workout, Cycling) and each has increasing goals for subsequent workouts.

    The device itself currently costs $70; for a superior Cardio Punch experience, 2 devices are recommended. The apps are free and available for both iOS and Android.

     

    Brian A. Levine, MD, MS, FACOG
    Dr. Levine is Practice Director at the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine, New York, New York.
    Dan Goldschlag, MD, FACOG
    Dr. Goldschlag is an assistant professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology and Assistant Professor of Clinical Reproductive Medicine ...

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