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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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A major finding in this study was the comparably small differences observed between males and females in regard to HR and RPE during the cycle ergometer test, and the considerably larger differences noted during the outdoor run test.
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Of all the means used in the preparatory period, ergometer is the most important, because it can successfully substitute as in craft, due to the similarities with them, both on the driving action plan, thus allowing a good measure of technical achievement, and by its similarities to plane the effort, allowing rowing ergometer in all alurile and all intensities used.
Ergometers have indicators that calculate work output.
The aim of the present investigation was to investigate how a short and high-intensity anaerobic nonrowing specific arm crank pre-load exercise added to a low-intensity warm-up affects 2000-m rowing ergometer performance.
After the maximal test on the cycle ergometer (post-exercise), BG levels were significantly different between groups that received either the B6+maltodextrin supplement or maltodextrin compared to the vitamin B6 and placebo alone (CHO+B6: 110.
The upper-arm ergometer helps strengthen the shoulder muscles, including the pectoralis muscle and rotator cuff, which are important for wheeling.
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