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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Utilizing its USB connection, members can use the Pocket Pedometer to upload walking data to WalkingSpree.
The Walk4Life MLS-2505 pedometer (Plainfield, IL) was used to assess physical activity for this study.
After a few days with their new legs, however, the ants seemed to reset their pedometers.
The main limitations of this study are related to use of the pedometer to measure steps and distance walked.
While she's been using pedometers for 15 years with the students, it's only recently through the help of grants that the students are able to use specific pedometers that evaluate moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA).
A systematic review and meta-analysis of 11 RCTs (N=1258) evaluated pedometer effects in overweight patients with type 2 diabetes.
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".
I thought of a pedometer that features a cute adorable bear that accompanies you when you do your walking routine.
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.
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.