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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To illustrate the response of the cardiovascular system to acute isotonic exercise by recording the HR and blood pressure immediately after the exercise in normal weight, underweight, and overweight adolescents.
The constant contraction and expansion of muscles provide isotonic exercise.
Effect on nasal resistance of an external nasal splint and isotonic exercise.
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.
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.