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ergometer

Line breaks: erg|om¦eter
Pronunciation: /əːˈɡɒmɪtə
 
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Definition of ergometer in English:

noun

An apparatus which measures work or energy expended during a period of physical exercise: the subject’s anaerobic power was determined by having them pedal a bicycle ergometer
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  • Comparing results at identical levels of exercise on a cycle ergometer provides an effort-independent measure of physiologic training responses.
  • Forty men from the Indian army were administered maximal exercise on a bicycle ergometer in a graded work load protocol.
  • A bicycle ergometer was used to exercise the subjects.

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