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pace (oneself)

To move or progress at a speed and rate that one is able to sustain until the act is completed. Pace yourself—if you start sprinting right at the beginning of the race, you'll run out of energy well before the finish line!
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pace (something) off

To take even strides as a means of counting and marking a particular distance or measuring the distance of something. He paced off the perimeter of his property and determined it was roughly 80 meters in length. The two stood back to back and paced ten yards off in opposite directions.
See also: off, pace
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

pace something

 out
1. Lit. to measure a distance by counting the number of even strides taken while walking. He paced the distance out and wrote it down. He paced out the distance from the door to the mailbox.
2. Fig. to deal with a problem by pacing around. When she was upset, she walked and walked while she thought through her problem. When Ed came into the room, she was pacing a new crisis out. She usually paced out her anxiety.

pace something

off to mark off a distance by counting the number of even strides taken while walking. The farmer paced a few yards off and pounded a stake into the soil. He paced off a few yards.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pace (oneself)

To move or make progress at a sensible or moderate rate.
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After athletes had indicated their pre-programmed pacing strategy, they warmed up for approximately 40 min before speed walking their respective races.
Tung's team looked to see if another resynchronization method could help reduce that number by doing a clinical trial comparison between biventricular pacing and 'His bundle pacing'.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a designated pacesetter on perception, emotion, goal self-efficacy, and pacing behavior during a 1600m run.
MultiPoint Pacing technology allows physicians to program the device to stimulate more left-ventricular tissue at one time by pacing at multiple locations in the heart, more similar to the natural electrical behavior of the heart.
At six months, 14 percent more patients randomized to BiV pacing improved compared to patients in the RV arm.
Implanted patients will receive the single pacing pulse available with the existing quadripolar systems for the first three months.
Peak oxygen consumption (V[O.sub.2]) during exercise testing, a secondary study end point, was unchanged over the course of 6 months in the right ventricular pacing group.
An Instructional Designer was secured to assist with implementing the Best-of-Class concepts, specifically focusing on timing, pacing, and sequencing.
Physiological pacing also avoids symptoms due to `pacemaker syndrome' [7, 8].
(NYSE: STJ) has received US Food and Drug Administration approval of the first-to-market MultiPoint Pacing technology featured on the Quadra Assura MP cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator (CRT-D), the Quadra Allure MP CRT-pacemaker (CRT-P) and two new quadripolar Quartet LV leads, the company said.
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PHILADELPHIA -- Single-chamber right ventricular pacing may be producing many new cases of heart failure by causing ventricular dyssynchrony.
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Jude Medical, the Quadra Allure MP is the first and only quadripolar CRT-P with the MultiPoint Pacing option, a technology the company said has been shown to enhance patients' response to CRT, potentially improving quality of life for patients with heart failure.