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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Isotonic exercise (Phase 3) was commenced on successful completion of light isometric exercise, with inner- and midrange positions used initially to minimise excessive stretch on the musculotendinous unit.
[7] Recently, it has been reported that cardiovascular autonomic responses to isotonic exercise in healthy young adults with parental history of hypertension show signs of sympathetic overactivity.
However, Eyigor [33] demonstrated no superiority of isokinetic exercise over isotonic exercise in terms of walking speed and muscle strength.
The constant contraction and expansion of muscles provide isotonic exercise.
Effect on nasal resistance of an external nasal splint and isotonic exercise. Br J Sports Med.
For the purpose of analysis the participants were divided into two groups one not performing any exercise and one performing isotonic exercise such as swimming walking drill etc.
Though the objective of the research was to strengthen a muscle by isometric exercise, an isotonic exercise is more effective for ADLs training.
Application of isotonic exercise in open kinetic chain (no spiral component-nor diagonal on upper left extremity) with free weight at 60% of the MR.