bicycle ergometer


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bicycle ergometer

Etymology: L, bis, twice; Gk, kyklos, circle, ergon, work, metron, measure
a stationary bicycle dynamometer that measures the strength of an individual's muscle contraction.

bicycle ergometer

A stationary bicycle used in determining the amount of work performed by the rider.
See also: ergometer

cycle ergometer

a fixed cycling machine used in fitness testing to estimate the exercise intensity (power output) from the rpm and the resistance to pedalling, which can be adjusted to vary the intensity.
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8), work done using Mosso's ergograph (males 2792 [+ or -] 1445, female 2402 [+ or -] 896) and bicycle ergometer (male 3584 [+ or -] 1345, female 2948 [+ or -] 1156) were significantly higher in males when compared to females (P < 0.
Graphical Representation of Distance Covered in Bicycle Ergometer by the Subjects
A specially designed bicycle ergometer was placed at adjustable distance and patient was asked to start cycling while sitting on sofa chair.
The relationship of body weight on maximum oxygen uptake and heavy work endurance capacity on the bicycle ergometer.
Participants were positioned on a CatEye Game Bike (GB300 Model) interactive bicycle ergometer, without the ergometer connected to the television monitor or video game console.
After 2 weeks of this routine, they were encouraged to use a bicycle ergometer at home for at least 20 minutes per session twice daily, and to participate in one, supervised group-training session per week.
Spacelabs Burdick's Bicycle Ergometer has been designed to assist individuals with stress tests when they are unable to perform them on standard treadmills due to orthopedic, peripheral vascular, or neurological limitations.
Bicycle ergometry was accomplished on a modified Monarch bicycle ergometer similar to one described by Petrofsky, Glaser Phillips and Gruner (1982) and Petrofsky and Phillips (1983).
Maintenance (-2, -3) and repair: medical, electrocoagulator, colposcope with illuminator, automated multifunctional spirometer, bicycle ergometer, slit lamp, ophthalmoscope, fetal monitor, defibrillator, rheopreducer with digital output.
All the participants are subjected to bicycle ergometer and requested to peddle the ergometer as fast as they can for 5 min.
Guyatt described a significant correlation between the results of a walking rest and a bicycle ergometer test in group of patients with chronic lung disease and heart failure.
Objective: To find out the effect of simple hand pump exercise on standard adenosine stress technetium-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging in patients who were unable to perform on treadmill or bicycle ergometer.

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