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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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I was looking at the pedometer all the time to see how many steps I had done," she said.
The pedometer weighs 16 grams, measures 46 millimeters by 28.
Although the pedometer useful tool to prevent young people from becoming overweight (Lubans and Morgan, 2008; 2009), its actual effects on real weight loss are still rather uncertain (Bravata et al.
The power of a simple pedometer is mindboggling but people get bored so fast," said Striiv CEO David Wang.
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A typical talking pedometer bas a Talk button, in which a voice recording reads the data on the device's screen.
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