America's Walking: Pedometers


Subject:
Health , Medical Treatments & Devices , Outdoor Recreation , Exercise , Walking

Description:
This article provides an overview of the use of a pedometer for fitness walking activities. It discusses how to calibrate a pedometer and use it to record the number of steps walked, with the goal of walking 10,000 steps or more a day for health benefits. Includes a link to more detailed information about the 10,000-step concept. From "America's Walking," a television series and website about walking.

Creator:
Fenton, Mark

Publisher:
Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/americaswalking/gear/gearpedometers.html


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