Medical Definition of Ergometry
1. Any method of measuring the amount of work done by an organism, usually during exertion. Ergometry also includes measures of power. Some instruments used in these determinations include the hand crank and the bicycle ergometer. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Ergometry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Physical Fitness: A Guide for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury by David F. Apple, Jr. (1996)
"Gass and Camp (8) reported a higher peak oxygen consumption, carbon dioxide output, heart rate, and expired volume with wheelchair ergometry as compared to ..."
2. The Military Commander & the Law edited by Richard A. Gittins (1998)
"Centralizing cycle ergometry assessments where possible, preferably in the ... Standardizing the process for people who fail the cycle ergometry assessment. ..."
3. The Human Motor, Or, The Scientific Foundations of Labour and Industry: With by Jules Amar, Elsie Mary Butterworth, George E. Wright (1920)
"ergometry is the name given to the procedure for the measurement of work done, and ergo- graphy is that given to the graphical registration of work done. ..."
4. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... ECG monitoring and bicycle ergometry increases twofold the detectability of electrocardiographic abnormalities. (Auth. Abs) 91-3213. ..."
5. Gaseous Exchange and Physiological Requirements for Level and Grade Walking by Henry Monmouth Smith (1922)
"Later, hi a comparison of bicycle with staircase ergometry,6 17 experiments with ADW showed efficiencies varying from 24.8 to 41.6 per cent for the ..."