cycle 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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TEHRAN (FNA)- The scientists built a compact human centrifuge with an exercise component or a cycle ergometer that a person can pedal as the centrifuge spins.
The effects of circular and elliptical chainwheels on steady-rate cycle ergometer work efficiency.
1996) No effect of cycling experience on leg cycle ergometer efficiency.
The exercise protocol included a standardised 5-minute warm-up on a cycle ergometer and then completed an 11minute cycling test of with a recovery of 3 minutes.
This air-braked combined arm/leg cycle ergometer was used because exercise on the LTR also involves both simultaneous arm and leg movements.
In the study, volunteers exercised on a cycle ergometer, and were randomly provided with a different beer after exercise.
TRAIN LIKE AN ASTRONAUT-CEVIS : Cycle Ergometer with Vibration Isolation and Stabilization System (CEVIS), essentially a recumbent bicycle, provides aerobic exercise and is intended as a countermeasure for the harmful physiological effects of exposure to microgravity that are anticipated during stays on the ISS.
The training program lasted 12 weeks, when the intervention group exercised three times per week on a cycle ergometer at individual training intensities corresponding to lactate threshold (LT) and onset of blood lactate accumulation (OBLA).
One month before the European championship, we performed a maximal oxygen consumption test (VO2 max) on a cycle ergometer, since we had no treadmill available.
In the cycle group, participants were trained on an upright cycle ergometer with the initial training intensity set at 60% of the peak work capacity achieved in the incremental cycle test (Maltais et al 1997).
We studied 414 consecutive patients undergoing myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (n = 253) or cardiopulmonary exercise testing(CPET) (n = 161) with upright symptom-limited cycle ergometer tests (increments of 10-25 W/min).
Using a cycle ergometer (stationary bicycle), all subjects performed an incremental test to exhaustion prior to supplementation and after four weeks of supplementation.