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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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Start your hike, bike or run with the built-in GPS and pedometer to map your journey and achieve your fitness goals.
w Change4Life Wales and munities First are stepg up the challenge in its nal weeks by distributing healthy bags containing pedometers to 5,000 people in all Communities First areas across Wales.
0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, Sound & Shot, Location Tags, SignatureGear 2 Neo: Not available Battery 300 mAh;Normal usage: 2-3 daysLow usage: up to 6 days Fitness features Heart Rate sensor, Pedometer, Sleep & Stress app (needs to be downloaded separately), Exercise (with Standalone mode and Companion mode) Add-ons Bluetooth call, Camera, Notification (SMS, E-Mail, Apps), dust and water resistant IP67 certifications, Noise cancellation, media controller, Smart Relay, S Voice, Stopwatch, Dust and water resistant IP67 certifications, Noise cancellation Dimensions Gear 2: 36.
My favorite feature is the dual benefit in using the pedometer to easily track how far I'm walking my dog while monitoring how many calories I'm burning.
The pedometer, which costs about $30 and can be carried in a backpack, also allows people to hook it up to a computer and look at a graph of the amount of steps taken as a function of time.
To claim your free Best Walks book and pedometer simply complete the order form on the right and send a cheque or postal order for PS3 to cover postage by Wednesday May 15, 2013, to The Mirror 100 Walks Offer, PO Box 1196, Cheltenham, GL50 9UQ.
The pedometer challenge is already motivating some of these women to do a little bit more.
The data collected through the pedometer, called "Wandant," can be analyzed via personal computer or smartphone, allowing dog owners to monitor their pet's physical condition and prevent them from becoming obese.
The electronics maker said its "Wandant" pedometer, which combines "wan," the Japanese slang for dog, and "pendant," will go on sale in Japan on Wednesday for about 9,800 yen (US$120).
Pedometer use in PE is recommended by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) to prevent inactivity (Durrer and Schutz, 2008) and was proposed for national PA follow-up in Canadian youth (Craig et al.
The game designers, artists and technicians at Striiv, which is based in Redwood City, California, have aimed to build a Smart Pedometer that is as habit-forming as a computer game.
He coordinated a pedometer challenge, which saw more than 140 members of staff wear a pedometer every day for six months.