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treadmill

exercise equipment that allows the individual to walk or run in place on a rotating belt. A treadmill may be flat or inclined.

treadmill

(tred'mil)
A conveyor belt for walking or running in place; the speed of movement and angle of inclination can be varied during tests of cardiopulmonary health and conditioning.
See: exercise tolerance test

treadmill

mechanized running surface allowing the subject to walk/run without travelling forward, either at self-chosen pace (for sagittal/frontal-plane gait analysis), or forced pace (for cardiac and claudication stress tests)
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In April, Sharon hopes to beat the world record for covering 1 million metres, or 1,000km, on a treadmill, which will see her having to run three marathons a day.
The individual doing work out on a treadmill would find a little decrease in the use of energy because the person working out on the treadmill would find a slight propelling action as there is no need to contend with the wind.
To compare selected trunk and lower limb muscle activation patterns during ground versus treadmill walking, the eight channel DataLog model surface EMG made by Biometrics was utilized.
30pm, security officers told him that the treadmills section was closed off for the Sheikh's training.
was founded in 1981 in Taiwan, provides premium fitness equipment includes treadmill, indoor cycling bike, elliptical trainer, magnetic bikes and home-gym, is well-known for its high standard quality and state-of-the-art designs.
One of the advantages of walking on a treadmill is that its smooth, cushioned surface generally is easier on your joints compared to walking on pavement or the uneven terrain of a hiking trail.
Lisa hopes that the treadmill desk will also reinforce the message that ten minutes of exercise, three times-a-day, is just as beneficial as exercising for a prolonged period.
2]) can be achieved while running on LBPP treadmills by increasing treadmill velocity to offset the reduction in oxygen consumption associated with running with BWS (Gojanovic et al.
Greg Penner, president of Capstone, said the treadmill is popular with athletes recovering from injuries and people temporarily in wheelchairs strengthening their leg muscles, [image courtesy of capstone physical therapy]
Conventional treadmill systems instrumented with force plates introduce electrical and mechanical noise from the treadmill belt motion and electric motor [6-8].
For the past forty years overground running has been subjected to biomechanical studies but only relatively recently has there been research on treadmill running.