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1. a plank balanced in the middle so that two people seated on the ends can ride up and down by pushing on the ground with their feet
2. the pastime of riding up and down on a seesaw


An early system on the IBM 701.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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Whereas the majority of muscle activity was for the quadriceps, triceps, and rectus abdominus for the teeter totter exercises, for the thigh-thigh-shoulder exercises, there was significant activity for the quadriceps, back extensors, rectus abdominus, triceps, and gluteus maximus muscles, especially when using the 6-lb ball.
The animals scramble through a set of old tires, clamber up ladders, hide behind evergreen bushes and balance on a teeter totter.
It has three main environments - Teeter Totter, Number Balance, and Scale.