arm exercise

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Noun1.arm exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the arm musclesarm exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles
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"
press-up, pushup - an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms
chin-up, pull-up - an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar
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The unsupported arm exercise test was used to evaluate the upper extremity (shoulder, elbow, hand-wrist) muscle endurances of the patients.
"In a living room, it is easy to do a routine where you might alternate between doing a leg exercise and an arm exercise," he says.
Moreover, they can also be used for the arm exercise by elderly people.
Moreover, arm exercise has been demonstrated to predict clinical outcomes (Chan et al., 2011; Ilias et al., 2009) and researchers reported that the prognostic value of the clinical data obtained during arm exercise may be equivalent to that reported for treadmill or cycle ergometer exercise (Dutcher et al., 2007; Myers et al., 2002).
All modes of arm exercise have been shown to increase arm endurance capacity by a clinically significant level compared with no arm training.
"Nordic walking brings added support through the special walking poles providing people with additional arm exercise and creating a wider base of support for enhanced stability while walking."
* Alternate body parts--for example, follow a leg exercise with an arm exercise.
The addition of FES-evoked cycling to concurrent upper-limb exercise, termed hybrid exercise (HYB), has been shown to elicit greater cardiorespiratory stress than arm exercise alone [17].
The feedback provided for the helpfulness of the arm exercise received the lowest median score at 5.5 (range 3 to 9) and likeliness to rent received a median score of 6.5 (range: 2 to 10).
Then participants performed a type of repeated arm exercise (elbow flexion eccentric exercise) that typically induces muscle damage.
Conversely, during arm exercise, there would be less vasodilation, greater TPR, smaller venous return, and smaller SV response.
used a similar exercise protocol as the Hensen study except legs were done after arm exercise instead of before.11 This study involved 12 young men training over a period of 15 weeks.