Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent pediatric neurodevelopmental conditions, affecting between 3% and 7% of school-aged children (Felt et al., 2014). It is commonly treated using some combination of counseling, behavioral changes, and pharmacological agents including stimulants, and various child-friendly intermediate- and long-acting formulations of methylphenidate and dexmethylphenidate are available; however, their use remains controversial (Krizinger et al., 2019).
When you think of wearable medical devices, what comes to mind? My guess is either Fitbit, Apple Watch, or both. And you’d be right. These fall into a sub-category of the wearable medical devices: fitness wearables. And with the advancements of some pretty cool technology, the fitness wearables market is developing into something far more intriguing.