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Smooth
                      BioStep®
                       Semi-recumbent Elliptical
                       Semi-Recumbent Elliptical


      Naturally smooth… positively effective!
       Combine the benefits of smooth, elliptical
 cross-training exercise with the comfort, safety
     and stability of semi-recumbent positioning.

  Zero joint impact plus biomechanically correct
              arm, leg and ankle motion emulates
                        natural walking patterns.




              For a closer look, contact: sales@biodex.com


                            BIODEX
                                 www.biodex.com
                             1-800-224-6339
                           In New York and Int’l, call 631-924-9000
                                    WORLD’S FIRST SEMI-RECUMBENT ELLIPTICAL CROSS-TRAINER
                                    Combine the benefits of smooth, elliptical cross-training exercise with the comfort, safety and stability of
                                    semi-recumbent positioning. Zero joint impact plus biomechanically correct arm, leg and ankle motion
                                    emulates natural walking patterns.



BIOSTEP®
Semi-Recumbent Elliptical                                                                                                                      Large easy-to-use
                                                                                                                                               display
The difference is in the motion…
FEATURES
                                                                                                                              EZ-Grip Handgrips*
• Elliptical motion - provides smooth continuous
  “zero joint impact” exercise
                                                                                            1:1 arm to leg motion for
• Self-powered, self-charging, cordless capability
                                                                                            natural arm swing rhythm
  - use it anywhere
                                                            Large, comfortable,
• 1:1 arm to leg motion - for natural arm swing             supportive seat
  rhythm
• Rotating seat to 90° on either side and step-
  through design - for easy and safe entry and exit
• Optimized seat height - for wheelchair transfers          Movable
  and controlled hip flexion                                armrests*
• 10 watts to 600 watts - to accommodate a wide
  spectrum of users
• Constant resistance with 30 effort levels and                                                                                 Sturdy, well-placed
                                                      Rotating seat
  profiles - provides greater program options                                                                                   grab handles facilitate
• Integral contact and Polar® Telemetry heart rate                                                                              patient transfer
  monitoring - to ensure proper training intensity
• Sturdy, well-placed grab handles to facilitate
  patient transfer                                      Trunk belt*
• Large easy-to-use “Quick Start” display -
  features time, RPM, watts, calories, METs, total
  steps (standard model only), heart rate; plus
  “Smart” preprogrammed exercise profiles that      Integral Contact and
                                                    Polar® Telemetry heart
  automatically adjust effort levels
                                                    rate monitoring
• Large utility holder - provides a convenient
  storage place for water bottles and allows for
  hands-free reading
• RS-232 communication port - data collection
  software is available
• Robust design - for heavy institutional uses
• Optional Stabilization Package - movable             RS-232 communication                                                               Step-through design for
  armrests, trunk belt, foot straps and EZ - Grip™     port (data collection                                                              easy entry and exit
                                                                                                          Optimized seat
  handgrips - optional on all BioStep models           software is available)
                                                                                                          height for wheelchair
                                                                                                          transfers and
                                                                                                          controlled hip flexion
CLINICAL PRO
Additional Features Include:
• Isokinetic mode (speed control) - for building
  strength is included on the BioStep Clinical Pro    WHAT USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE BIODEX BIOSTEP
                                                      The BioStep® by Biodex has been a great addition to our facility! It allows more range of motion than our
                                                      other recumbent steppers and works well for many people who are coming off of knee surgeries, hip
                                                      replacements, etc. It is popular with our older population, especially those who are intimidated by some
                                                      of our other hi-tech equipment. It also serves well with our disabled members, allowing them to slide into
APPLICATIONS                                          the seat and have their feet or hands fastened to the equipment to help prevent further deterioration of their
Wellness and Fitness Clubs, Orthopedic/Sports         muscles and conditions. The BioStep also has the versatility to offer a high-intensity workout for users who
Medicine, Cardiac Rehabilitation,                     need more of a challenge and for athletes who are coming off an injury and need to do something non-
Neurorehabilitation, Senior Centers and more          weight bearing. I would recommend the BioStep for any facility as a must-have piece of equipment.
                                                                                                                  – Travis Boardwine, Marion County Medical Center
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                                                                                                                                                                             BIOSTEP®
                                                                                                       NATURALLY SMOOTH…
                                                                                                       POSITIVELY EFFECTIVE
                                                                                                       The elliptical motion of the BioStep is naturally smooth and
                                                                                                       continuous; very different from the stuttering stop-start
                                                                                                       motion associated with other recumbent steppers. The step-
                                                                                                       through frame, simple easy-to-see and use “Smart” display and
                                                                                                       comfortable, robust design make the BioStep the obvious
                                                                                                       choice for cross training.
                    Clinical Pro Display with
                    Isokinetic Mode                                                                    THE BIODEX BIOSTEP HELPS PATIENTS AND
                                                                                                       THEIR THERAPISTS ACHIEVE MULTIPLE
  Large Utility Holder                                                                                 REHABILITATION OBJECTIVES
                                                                                                       If there is one piece of equipment for all your patients... this is
                                                                                                       it. The BioStep’s fluid, elliptical motion is forgiving on the
                                                                                                       knees, ankles, hip and lower back… a natural closed-chain
                    Zero Joint Impact -
                                                                                                       low-impact functional exercise. The BioStep reduces joint
                    Smooth, continuous            Standard Display shown:                              impact because the user is not required to lift and strike their
                    elliptical motion             Easy to use, “Quick Start” BioStep display:          feet on the walking surface. By combining lower extremity
                                                  1. Begin to pedal                                    motion with upper body, the BioStep provides a total body
                                                  2. Adjust resistance                                 workout in both forward and reverse directions, thereby
                                                                                                       involving different muscle groups. The Clinical Pro model
                      Articulation Foot Plate -                                                        includes isokinetic resistance, which is totally accommodating
                      mimics natural walking                                                           and proven to be the most effective resistance for rehabilitation
                      patterns and reduces                                                             and strengthening.
                      achilles tendon stretch
                                                                                                       GREAT FOR OLDER ADULTS
                                                                                                       Low impact total body exercise is ideal for senior fitness.
                           Foot straps*                                                                The low-impact elliptical motion of the BioStep reduces the
                                                                                                       jarring impact often associated with the stop-start motion so
                                                                                                       common with other recumbent steppers. The BioStep motion
                                                  Large, comfortable, supportive rotating seat         also helps strengthen the muscles important to maintaining
                                                  with convenient grab handles and contact heart       function; those muscles specifically associated with mobility,
                                                  rate monitors                                        walking and balance.

                                                                                                       IDEAL FOR CARDIAC REHABILITATION
                                                                                                       BioStep incorporates both the upper and lower extremities
                                                                                                       into the cycling motion; patients experience less local muscle
                                                                                                       fatigue. This allows similar heart rates to be achieved at lower
                                                                                                       rates of perceived exertion when compared to traditional
                                                                                                       exercise ergometers. Blood pressures can be checked while
                                                                                                       the patient continues to exercise by simply releasing one arm
                                                                                                       while the other three extremities comfortably continue to
BioStep Clinical Pro Semi-Recumbent Elliptical                                                         perform the exercise.
shown with Optional Stabilization Package.
Ideal for older adults.
                                                  Adjustable ergonomic handgrips                       BioStep is ideal for patients who may experience leg
                                                                                                       claudication during exercise. Patients can easily reduce the
                                                                                                       effort in the involved leg, while keeping heart rate elevated,
                                                                                                       by transferring a greater portion of the workload to the
                                                                                                       non-involved extremities. When the cramping subsides,
*Included in Stabilization Package                                                                     exercise can be transferred back, proportionately, to all
                                                                                                       four extremities.

                                                                                                       WELLNESS/GENERAL AEROBIC CONDITIONING
                                                                                                       If there is one piece of equipment for general aerobic
                                                                                                       conditioning of your adult population, this is it. BioStep
                                                                                                       provides a zero impact, safe and comfortable total body
             Heart Rate                                                                                workout in both forward and reverse directions.
           Monitoring by


                                                           The elliptical motion of the
                                                           BioStep is naturally smooth
                                                                                                                                          BIODEX
                                                                                                                                              To order, call toll free:
                                                           and continuous                                                                       1-800-224-6339
                                                                                                                                    Visit us @: www.biodex.com
                        BioStep® Naturally smooth… positively ef fective!




                                                SPECIFICATIONS
                                                • Dimensions: 65" l x 28" w x 47.25" h
                                                  (165 x 71 x 121 cm)
                                                • Resistance:
                                                  BioStep: Constant resistance with 30
                                                  effort levels
                                                  BioStep Clinical Pro: Constant
                                                  resistance and Isokinetic
                                                • Work Rate Range: 10 watts - 600
                                                                                                                                                                                   S
                                                  watts (25 -120 rpm)                              950-215          BioStep,
                                                • Heart Rate Monitoring: Polar®                                     115 VAC
                                                  Telemetry (chest strap) and contact
                                                  handgrip                                         950-220          BioStep Clinical Pro,
                                                • Readouts:                                                         115 VAC
                                                  BioStep: Time, RPM, watts, calories,
                                                  METs, heart rate and total steps                 FSS Contract# GS-03F-0017T
                                                                                                   Export models available.
                                                  BioStep Clinical Pro: Time, RPM,                 Patent Pending
                                                  watts, calories, METs and heart rate
                                                • Communication: RS-232 port, CSAFE                Optional
                                                  protocol for data export (data collection
                                                                                                   950-245          Stabilization Package
                                                  software available)
                                                • User Capacity: 500 lb (227 kg)                                    Includes: Movable
                                                • Weight: 254 lb (115 kg)                                           armrests, trunk belt,
                                                                                                                    foot straps and
                                                • Power: Self-Powered; no external                                  EZ-Grip™ handgrips
                                                  power requirement at user work rates
                                                  over 30 watts and 50 rpms; 115 VAC
                                                  adapter (230 VAC available) is provided
                                                  to power system and charge battery
                                                  during applications below 30 watts and
                                                  50 rpms; battery automatically
                                                  recharges at work rates above 30 watts
                                                  and 50 rpms. AC Adapter included.
                                                • Certifications: ETL listed to UL1647
                                                  and CAN/CSA C22.2 No.68-92,
                                                  EN957-1, EN957-5. CE conformity to
                                                  low voltage and EMC directives
                                                • Warranty: Two-years parts; one-year labor




                                                                                BIODEX
                                                                               Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.
                   20 Ramsay Road, Shirley, New Y 11967-4704, Tel: 800-224-6339 (In NY and Int’l, call 631-924-9000), Fax: 631-924-9338, Email: sales@biodex.com, www.biodex.com
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