non-weight-bearing exercise

non-weight-bear·ing ex·er·cise

(non-wāt'bar-ing ek'sĕr-sīz)
Exercise performed with one's body weight artificially supported (e.g., stationary cycling and swimming).
Synonym(s): weight-supported exercise.
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However, non-weight-bearing exercise such as the stationary bicycle may be feasible, especially the recumbent-type models, which allow one to lean back against a solid back support.
Thus, the expectation that perceptual signal dominance would be present at comparatively lower exercise intensities during non-weight-bearing exercise, such as cycling, and have a delayed onset during weight-bearing exercise (Pandolf et al.
The researchers observed the same increase in markers among women who also lost 5 percent of their body weight by calorie-restriction only or by dieting and participation in non-weight-bearing exercise.
Sherrington C, Lord S, Herbert R (2003) A randomised trial of weight-bearing versus non-weight-bearing exercise for improving physical ability in inpatients after hip fracture.
Pregnant women use carbohydrates at a greater rate than do nonpregnant women and there is preferential use of this form of energy during non-weight-bearing exercise, making adequate carbohydrate intake of particular importance.
Pregnant women use carbohydrates at a greater rate than do nonpregnant women--both at rest and during exercise--and there is preferential use of this form of energy during non-weight-bearing exercise, making adequate carbohydrate intake of particular importance.
Once a woman has GDM, non-weight-bearing exercise (such as bicycle ergometry) is believed to be more beneficial than weight-bearing exercise (treadmill), because non-weight-bearing exercise tends to draw energy primarily from carbohydrates.
Non-weight-bearing exercise can help, and water exercise is what I recommend most often to my patients, especially those with rheumatoid arthritis.
Non-weight-bearing exercises should be recommended to the patients, such as swimming, bicycling, rowing and chair and arm exercises.
Returning to class is different from swimming or other non-weight-bearing exercises.
Shortstop Julio Lugo (strained left quadriceps) is confined to non-weight-bearing exercises, with baseball activity ruled out for now.
Toe Raise, Toe Curl: These non-weight-bearing exercises can be performed while sitting in a chair.