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isokinetic

(ˌaɪsəʊkɪˈnɛtɪk)
adj
(Weightlifting) weightlifting relating to a type of limb movement in which the muscle contracts and shortens at a constant speed
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Beck TW, Stock MS, DeFreitas JM (In Press) Time-frequency analysis of surface electromyographic signals during fatiguing isokinetic muscle actions.
Subjects were tested on a HUMAC-NORM Isokinetic Dynamometer (Computer Sports Medicine, Inc.
Objective: The purposes of this study were (1) to investigate and (2) to compare effects of isometric exercises and electrical stimulation on isokinetic strength for healthy quadriceps femoris muscle.
A Cybex Isokinetic Dynamometer was used to measure the isokinetic strength of the participants' knee extensors and flexors throughout the full range of motion with the angular velocity set at 90 degrees per second.
All isokinetic equipments required for continuous passive motion currently available on the market place are driven by electric motors with a rigid linkage structure.
Peak isokinetic (60 deg/s and 120 deg/s) and isometric knee extension torque was assessed with a Biodex dynamometer.
Scotland team doctor James Robson said: "Ally will be going to Spire Murrayfield Hospital for some isokinetic testing as part of his assessment process following the shoulder injury he sustained last month.
For individuals with chronic tennis elbow, rehabilitation based on isokinetic eccentric exercises appears to produce better results than conventional rehabilitation after about 9 weeks, according to a recent study.
Both portable models feature an isokinetic probe, integral thermal printer and data analysis software.
The 6 dependent variables measured were isometric and isokinetic voluntary strength, range of movement (ROM), upper arm circumference, plasma creatine kinase (CK) activity and muscle soreness.
At baseline and follow-up, all of the study participants underwent isokinetic lower-extremity strength testing as well as extended- and lateral-view knee radiographs.
1] and three measures of isokinetic leg strength were unclear, owing to large errors of measurement.