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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.
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The 3D pedometer market is primarily governed by the rapidly growing wearable technology market worldwide.
Pedometer use benefits patients with musculoskeletal diseases, too
The armband showed that the women accumulated an average of 10 941 [+ or -] 2236 steps/day, while the pedometer showed that they accumulated an average of 9170 [+ or -] 2377 steps/day.
Are they part of the fitness surge?" I reply that I am simply trying to add steps to my pedometer and I encouraged her to write a shopping list that should include some hard-tofind items in the Co-op so that I could walk up and down the aisles searching, searching, clocking up the steps.
Thomas recommends that you break up your walk into separate planned sessions (one mile typically equates to about 2,000 steps), or accrue steps as you go about your daily activities--put your pedometer on as soon as you get out of bed in the morning to ensure that all the steps you take are counted.
Employees were excluded for the following reasons: pregnancy; diagnosis or treatment of cancer; any other condition that could impact on physical activity; non-compliance to the pedometer wear; and participation in non-ambulatory physical activity (such as swimming and cycling) that might not be captured or be inaccurate through the pedometer reading.
It was too short to show whether apps embedded in phones can overcome one of the weak points of separate devices used solely as pedometers or activity trackers--the tendency for many people to stop using them over time.
Model Samsung Gear Fit Display 1.84 curved Super AMOLED screen with 432x128p resolutions Sensors Accelerometer, Gyro, HeartRate Applications Pedometer, Exercise app, HeartRate monitor, sleep, Stopwatch, Timer, Notifications (SNS, Call,E-mail, Apps), schedule, Smart Relay, Media Control Add-ons IP67 dust and water resistant, Bluetooth v4.0 LE, Changeable strap Battery 210 mAh;Typical usage: 3 to 4 daysLow usage: close to 5 days Dimensions 23.4 x 57.4 x 11.95 mm Weight 27g Price (Taiwan) TWD 5990 (around a[sup.1]11,990)
Each participant was assigned a pedometer to wear in order to track his or her steps taken during each session of the program.
The managers at two Cooperative stores in Atherstone were each fitted with a pedometer, which they wore for an entire working week, collecting sponsorship for every 1,000 steps taken.
For the study, four men and 22 women in the age group of 40 and 66 completed a 12-week program in which participants wore a pedometer every day and received emails twice a week offering nutritional and exercise tips.