isotonic exercise

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isotonic exercise

n.
Exercise in which isotonic muscular contraction is used to strengthen muscles and improve joint mobility.
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Noun1.isotonic exercise - exercise in which opposing muscles contract and there is controlled movement (tension is constant while the lengths of the muscles change)isotonic exercise - exercise in which opposing muscles contract and there is controlled movement (tension is constant while the lengths of the muscles change); "the classic isotonic exercise is lifting free weights"
exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout - the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
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20), Other items such as the definition of muscular endurance, isometric contraction, isotonic contraction, isokinetic contraction, the pattern of activity in isometric exercise, the pattern of activity in isokinetic exercise, the threshold level training in physical fitness, and the importance of isotonic exercises only gained moderately high mean score of between 3.
The longitudinal contraction was measured according to the method of Magnus (1904), modified, using an isotonic contraction transducer and amplifier, and recorded with a pen recorder (Okpanyi et al.
The KinCom can measure both concentric and eccentric contractions as well as isometric contractions and a special type of isotonic contraction called active assist.