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Competing Interests

Martin Daumer is the Director of the Sylvia Lawry Centre for MS Research. He is managing director of Trium Analysis Online GmbH (50% ownership).

Trium is a manufacturer of CTG monitoring systems. He is an Academic Editor for PeerJ and has invented the "free heel running pad".

Dr. Daumer has served on the scientific advisory board for the EPOSA study; has received funding for travel from ECTRIMS; serves on the editorial board of MedNous; is co-author with Michael Scholz on patents re: Apparatus for measuring activity (Trium Analysis Online GmbH), method and device for detecting a movement pattern (Trium Analysis Online GmbH), device and method to measure the activity of a person (Trium Analysis Online GmbH), co-Author with Christian Lederer of device and method to determine the fetal heart rate from ultrasound signals (Trium Analysis Online GmbH), author of method and device for detecting drifts, jumps and/or outliers of measurement values, coauthor of patent applications with Michael Scholz of device and method to determine the global alarm state of a patient monitoring system, method of communication of units in a patient monitoring system, and system and method for patient monitoring; serves as a consultant for University of Oxford, Imperial College London, University of Southampton, Charité Berlin, University of Vienna, Greencoat Ltd, Biopartners, Biogen Idec, Bayer Schering Pharma, Roche, and Novartis; and receives/has received research support from the EU-FP7, BMBF, BWiMi, and Hertie Foundation.

Christian Lederer has been employed by the SLCMSR during the conduct of th study. Gerhard Aigner has been employed by Trium Analysis Online GmbH during the conduct of the study. Nuridinow was employed by the SLCMSR during the conduct of the study. Bernd Grimm has been employed by the SLCMSR and declares that he has no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Gerhard Aigner conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper.

Bernd Grimm prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Christian Lederer conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper.

Martin Daumer conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The "Ethikkommission bei der LMU München"

(Ethics Committee of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University München) granted Ethical approval to carry out the study. (Ethical Application Ref: 627-16).

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Data are available at Harvard Dataverse

https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/QN94IG

Funding

Internal resources from Trium and SLCMSR. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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