... Has anyone tried shikko on a treadmill?
I'm working in the exercise labs this PM, will try. Will report
Surprisingly boring. Much like shikko on any other surface
(with the exception perhaps of deep water...)
Remaining relatively still allows for easier observance of
posture loss, and the fixed front of the treadmill is a convenient
piece of hardware to maintain contact against, otherwise not much
point. Do not try using a Bruce treadmill protocol.
I had no significant ECG changes during the test, Heart rate
increased from 62 bpm at rest to 91 after 3 mins of Bruce I(1.7mph,
10% incline). BP increased from 125/82 to 138/90, Can't remember peak
VO2 / VCO2 off the top of my head, but they were were very low. Test
terminated due to subject falling off the back of the treadmill in an
ungainly heap as it speeded up to 2.5 mph (although personally I
think that I could have coped with the speed - the 12% incline was