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treadmill

exercise equipment that allows the individual to walk or run in place on a rotating belt. A treadmill may be flat or inclined.

treadmill

(tred'mil)
A conveyor belt for walking or running in place; the speed of movement and angle of inclination can be varied during tests of cardiopulmonary health and conditioning.
See: exercise tolerance test

treadmill

mechanized running surface allowing the subject to walk/run without travelling forward, either at self-chosen pace (for sagittal/frontal-plane gait analysis), or forced pace (for cardiac and claudication stress tests)
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We've started with the treadmill simply because so many of us do it yet most of us still relate to the term 'dreadmill'.
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The elevated workstations allowed employees to walk up to 2 miles per hour while working at their computers and it could lead companies to offer treadmill workstations for their employees as part of wellness programs nationwide.
On a treadmill, you can clearly see the pace and time, so you can push yourself by increasing the speed/distance or incline in a controlled way.
The WorkWhileWalking store reflects surging interest in treadmill desks as a way for chair-bound workers who spend long hours in front of computer screens or on the phone to combat sitting disease and reap other health benefits.
To be fair, Johnson failed to match the outright speed that Gill displayed in his 25 mph treadmill run.
They would do their regular work while walking on the treadmill at a speed up to 2 miles per hour.
Published in the December issue of The American Journal of Cardiology, the study can help guide cardiologists in making the treadmill test - an accessible, economic and easy-to-administer evaluation of patients with heart disease symptoms - more useful in clinical practice.
According to a recent Associated Press report, treadmills for dogs have found a market, and many dogs can be trained to use them quite readily.
Participants at the Laguna Health & Spa, at the Park Plaza in Cardiff, signed up to walk, jog or run a 15-minute shift in a bid to keep the treadmill going for 10 hours without stopping.
William Staub, who took the treadmill — that ubiquitous piece of exercise equipment that is loved and loathed by millions — into homes and gyms, has died.