pedometer


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pedometer

a device containing a pivoted weight that records the number of steps taken in walking and hence the distance travelled

pedometer

[pə′däm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring and weighing a newborn child.
An instrument that registers the number of footsteps and distance covered in walking.
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The overall 3D pedometer market worldwide was valued at US$ 1.49 Bn in 2018 and is set to grow with a CAGR of 5.14% during the forecast period.
A systematic review and meta-analysis of 11 RCTs (N=1258) evaluated pedometer effects in overweight patients with type 2 diabetes.
Additionally, no difference was found in the number of steps measured by the armband (F = 1.26, p = 0.293, [[eta].sup.2] = 0.054) and pedometer (F = 2.92, p = 0.064, [[eta].sup.2] = 0.04).
"We decided to try out the pedometers as an incentive, particularly for those who take limited exercise, to try to improve their fitness levels.
Mrs Lewis is right, however, to point out in her charmingly pointed way, that I have started to mumble around the house uttering what she describes as "a jumble of motivational words and phrases" such as "health and wellness, cardiovascular, self-esteem through fitness", crowned, she says by the extraordinary justifying description of my new pedometer purchase as "a non-pharmaceutical sleep aid".
"When we think of a pedometer, we usually think of a plain and traditional graph and numbers that show the number of steps we took and our progress.
"Increased physical activity facilitated by these devices could lead to clinical benefits not realized by low adoption of pedometers," the study stated.
You can monitor your progress towards reaching that target number with a pedometer. These handy devices sense your body motion, and record the number of steps you take.
Other inclusion criteria included being between the ages of 21 years (inclusive) and 50 years (exclusive) and willingness to wear a blinded pedometer during waking hours, for the duration of the study.
The study used the Accupedo-Pro pedometer app because it included preestablished features such as automatic feedback and tracking of step counts and calories burned, visually appealing graphics of step count history, the ability to input goals, and feedback on goal achievement.
It comes with plethora of fitness applications Pedometer, Exercise app, HeartRate monitor, Sleep monitor, Stopwatch, Timer and also boasts of value-added features like Notifications (SNS, Call,E-mail, Apps), schedule, Smart Relay, Media Control.