active leg

active leg

[′ak·tiv ′leg]
(electronics)
An electrical element within a transducer which changes its electrical characteristics as a function of the application of a stimulus.
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He had a fondness, half artistic, half affectionate, for little children--the smaller they were on tolerably active legs, and the funnier their clothing, the better Will liked to surprise and please them.
Additionally, estimated time enroute (ETE), distance information, and the active leg of a flight plan are conveniently displayed just below the HSI.
A hand/foot-driven bike allows for passive or active leg exercise by enabling the rider to pedal with hands, feet, or both through synchronized hand/foot operation.
This should help drive efficacy, and potentially reduce the number of active leg ulcers and complications associated with these ulcers.
And that group of patients has included 66 patients with active leg ulcers, unstable healed ulcers, or disabling lipodermatosclerosis.
Sensors attached to the active leg measure accelerations, angular velocities and rotation angles of movements and the control computer commands the DC motor to assure a similar movement of the trained leg, based on the feed-back from sensors attached to this leg.
measuring the corresponding acceleration active leg movements and movements to achieve a similar acceleration of the leg resulted.
The active leg muscle contraction increases muscle stiffness and decreases postural stability during quiet stance.
They''ve visited several times before with their parents, but always seem to find something new to take their interest - and the walk around the entire reserve is guaranteed to weary even their active legs.
1988) observed that lactate uptake in active legs raises when a higher muscle mass is activated.
In the underbrush recently, a fist-size Chinese button quail warmed four day-old hatchlings, and then moved aside to reveal living versions of Easter Peeps candy chicks, with active legs.
The Company's Active Fitness(TM) library currently consists of 4 titles; Active Trainer(TM), Active Legs and Buns(TM), Active Abs(TM), Active Body BLAST(TM) (Active Buns & Active Abs packaged together) with a 5th and 6th title Active Planner(TM) and Active VR(TM) to be released in early 1999.