ergometer(redirected from arm ergometer)
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An instrument for measuring the amount of work done by a muscle or group of muscles.
er′go·met′ric (ûr′gə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
1. (General Physics) a dynamometer
2. (Rowing) Also called: erg (informal) or ergo a type of exercise machine in which the action of rowing is simulated by the pulling of a strong flexible cord wound round a flywheel
[C20: from Greek ergon work + -meter]
er•gom•e•ter(ɜrˈgɒm ɪ tər)
a device for measuring the physiological effects of a period of work or exercise, as calories expended while bicycling.
er`go•met′ric (-gəˈmɛ trɪk) adj.