isotonic exercise(redirected from Isotonic contraction)
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Exercise in which isotonic muscular contraction is used to strengthen muscles and improve joint mobility.
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|Noun||1.||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"|