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ergometer

 [er-gom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument that measures the amount of work performed during muscular activity; see also dynamometer.

dy·na·mom·e·ter

(dī'nă-mom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring the degree of muscular power.
Synonym(s): ergometer
[dynamo- + G. metron, measure]

ergometer

/er·gom·e·ter/ (er-gom´ĕ-ter) a dynamometer.
bicycle ergometer  an apparatus for measuring the muscular, metabolic, and respiratory effects of exercise.

ergometer

(ûr-gŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring the amount of work done by a muscle or group of muscles.

er′go·met′ric (ûr′gə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.

ergometer

er·gom·e·ter

(ĕr-gom'ĕ-tĕr)
1. Synonym(s): dynamometer.
2. An indoor rower or pedal device used to exercise the arms and legs.
[ergo- + G. metron, measure]

dynamometer

; ergometer instrument measuring muscular power
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Arm Crank Ergometer elicits a higher diastolic blood pressure response respect to Cross Trainer when people exercise at the same heart rate.
The aim of this study was to compare EMG, 2-D kinematics and stroke force profiles both on-water and on-ergometer in order to assess the accuracy with which the ergometer simulates the biomechanical demands of on-water kayaking.
2011) Comparison of rowing on a Concept 2 stationary and dynamic ergometer.
2007) carried out a study with rowers determining the heart rate turn point (HRTP) in an incremental rowing ergometer exercise test and applied it in a prolonged exercise test.
ATLANTA -- In order to better serve travelers with disabilities, Microtel Inns & Suites - the all-newly constructed, interior corridor chain of budget/economy hotels - now provides 'Access Microtel' pamphlets, 'Accessible Fitness' bags and Upper Body Ergometers for guests with special needs.
It has been reported, however, that such postures of pedaling exercise decrease blood flow to active muscles in compared to bicycle-type ergometer with legs kept vertical (Egana et al.
On the RowPerfect dynamic ergometer, both the seat and foot stretcher move on the main rail, whereas Concept 2 placed its stationary ergometer on "Slides" so that the entire unit moves relative to the motion of the rower (Figure 1).
As a result of its recommendation for ISO 9002 Certification, the company's Cybex UBE Ergometer System, Cybex Fitron Isokenitic System, Henley HF Star (without monitor) and Hydra-Fitness PACE Products were found to be in conformity with requirements of the Medical Device Directives ("MDD").
Nevertheless, she earned full scholarship to the University of Wisconsin and, after two-and-a-half years on the varsity team, distinguished herself nationally with impressive scores on the ergometer.
The aim of the current study was to identify the effect of common stroke rates on various kinematic variables of female outrigger canoeists during a sport-specific 1000 m ergometer time trial.
Perceptual signal dominance has been demonstrated in adults performing cycle ergometer (non-weight-bearing) and treadmill (weight-bearing) exercise (Pandolf et al.