Special Issue on Wearable Sensors for Digital Health

Published 23 April, 2024

Wearable technologies have advanced the field of digital health by providing continuous, real-time monitoring of various health parameters. These technologies, which include smartwatches, fitness trackers and smart clothing, offer insights into an individual's health and well-being. They enable personalized healthcare interventions, early disease detection and monitoring of chronic conditions, potentially leading to improved health outcomes and quality of life.

This special issue presents a comprehensive overview of the current state of the field, including advancements in soft materials, sensor technology, data processing and analytics, integration into healthcare systems, disease management, remote patient monitoring, mental health monitoring, as well as ethical and privacy considerations. By bringing together researchers, practitioners and industry experts, the special issue aims to stimulate discussion and collaboration in this rapidly evolving field.

Topics covered:

  • Electronic skins, electronic textiles and bioelectronics
  • Materials and fabrication techniques for soft sensors
  • Integration of soft sensors into wearable devices for health monitoring
  • Applications of soft sensors in fitness tracking, including monitoring of heart rate, body temperature, and physical activity
  • Applications of soft sensors in health monitoring, such as glucose levels, hydration status, and muscle activity
  • Advances in signal processing and data analysis for soft sensor data
  • Overview of wearable sensors and technologies: principles, design, fabrication, challenge sand future directions

Important Deadlines:

  • Submission deadline: 30 September 2024

Submission Instructions:

Please read the Guide for Authors  before submitting. All articles should be submitted online, please select “VSI-Wearable Sensors for Digital Health” on submission.

Guest Editors:

Prof. Binghao Wang, Southeast University, China. Email: binghaowang@seu.edu.cn

Prof. Xinge Yu, City University of Hong Kong, China. Email: xingeyu@cityu.edu.hk

Prof. Guangming Tao, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China Email: tao@hust.edu.cn

Dr. Limei Liu, Yangzhou University, China. Email: limeiliu@yzu.edu.cn

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