unweighting

un·weight

 (ŭn-wāt′)
tr.v. un·weight·ed, un·weight·ing, un·weights
To reduce the pressure on (a ski or skateboard) by shifting one's weight in order to execute a turn.

unweighting

(ʌnˈweɪtɪŋ)
n
(Skiing) the action of minimizing the pressure of body weight on a ski before a turn by briefly bending down or straightening up
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In recent years it has been used also been used as a medical device applicable for uses in rehabilitation, with the innovative unweighting system enabling injury or surgery patients and athletes to reduce body weight from 100% to as low as 20% in precise 1% increments.
Specifically, measures of HR and BP and corresponding calculations of MAP and RPP were studied over different treadmill speeds under different treadmill unweighting with LBPPT.
It's innovative unweighting technology is proven to improve mobility in orthopedic, neurologic, pediatric, and geriatric patients.
Inhale, then exhale again and flex at the hip, lifting one leg, then the other, gently unweighting the legs by imagining they're levitating off the ground.
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Along with an optional integrated scale, the Transporter measures the desired degree of unweighting, quantifies patient progress, provides accurate weight measurements, saves time and eliminates the need for a chair scale.
Geologists in the past speculated that the melting of such ice at the end of the glacial epoch could have stimulated volcanic eruptions by unweighting the crust.
In theory, these BWSTT systems could accelerate return to prior level of activity following lower extremity injury by means of partial unweighting.
Zuni Exercise[R] system [12] incorporates a mechanical overhead suspension system designed for unweighting over a standard treadmill.
It has been shown that EMG activation is decreased with unweighting [26,29] and kinematics are altered [9,35] with unweighting.
The researchers hypothesized that the LightSpeed[R] BWSTT system would result in decreased plantar loading during walking and running due to an unweighting effect.
- Ability to execute automated management scenarios via implemented business logic, unweighting IT personnel.