One-mile step count at walking and running speeds

Werner W.K. Hoeger, Laura Bond, Lynda Ransdell, Jane M. Shimon, Sunitha Merugu

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After reading this article, health and fitness professionals will be able to: 1. help clients estimate the number of steps taken while walking or running a mile at different speeds, 2. determine additional walking or running distances required to accumulate 10,000 steps per day, and 3. explain the impact of higher-intensity exercise on the general recommendation of accumulating 10,000 steps per day.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-19
Number of pages6
JournalACSM's Health and Fitness Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • 10,000 daily steps
  • Pedometer
  • Physical activity
  • Predicting 1-mile step count
  • Steps per mile

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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