isokinetic exercise

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i·so·ki·net·ic exercise

 (ī′sō-kə-nĕt′ĭk, -kī-)
Exercise performed with a specialized apparatus that provides variable resistance to a movement, so that no matter how much effort is exerted, the movement takes place at a constant speed. Such exercise is used to test and improve muscular strength and endurance, especially after injury.
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(1984) The effect of speed of isokinetic exercise on training transfer to isometric strength in the quadriceps muscle.
The study results demonstrated that quadriceps and hamstring strengthening in a six-week program of regular isokinetic exercise had significant effects on balance, proprioception and physical function even in patients who has KL Grade 2 or 3 OA with moderate risk of fall (BBS score of 21-40).
Gender muscle recovery during isokinetic exercise. Int J Sports Med.
Cardiovascular stress associated with concentric and eccentric isokinetic exercise in young and older adults.
Co-activation of sprinter and distance runner muscles in isokinetic exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc.
The effect of diverting activity on fatigue during isokinetic exercise using large muscle groups.
When we refer to isokinetic exercise, we mean "equal movement," that is, at the same rate of speed.