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pe·dom·e·ter

(pĕ-dom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring the distance covered in walking.
Synonym(s): podometer
[L. pes (ped-), foot]

pe·dom·e·ter

(pĕ-dom'ĕ-tĕr)
Portable device usually attached to clothing at waist level, which mechanically registers hip elevations during walking or running. Usually measures steps taken, although some models can be calibrated to estimate distance and energy cost of walking.
[L. pes (ped-), foot]

pedometer

(pē-dŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [Gr. pais, child, + metron, measure]
A device for the measurement of infants.

pedometer

(pĕd-ŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [L. pes, foot, + Gr. metron, measurement]
An instrument that indicates the number of steps taken while walking.

pedometer

device for counting the number of strides taken in a given period or event. Almost all modern pedometers also provide estimates of distance covered and average speed, based upon a user-entered mean value of stride length.
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Respondents also agreed to wear a step counter for two days and agreed to submit the number of steps taken within that time.
Some aspects of the category have diffused to the mass market, in particular fitness and step counters, while others are still in the early adopter and tech savvy stage," said Dale Gilliam, CEO of Troubadour.
Most will be health and fitness devices, such as step counters.
Pedometers, or step counters, are typically worn on the belt or waistband and detect vertical acceleration of the hip during gait cycles.