exercise economy

(redirected from movement economy)

ex·er·cise e·con·o·my

(eks'ĕr-sīz ĕ-kon'ŏ-mē)
1. Energy required (usually measured as oxygen consumption) to maintain a constant velocity of movement.
2. Minimal effort and energy to maintain movement.
Synonym(s): movement economy.
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However, until we began our latest investigation, no study had looked into the actual effects of facial expressions on movement economy or perceived effort during endurance activity that has a longer duration.
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