isokinetic exercise

isokinetic exercise

[ahy-soh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-]
noun
1.
exercise or a program of exercises to increase muscular strength, power, and endurance based on lifting, pulling, or pushing variable weight or resistance at a constant speed.
2.
any specific exercise of this type.

Origin:
1955–60; iso- + kinetic

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isokinetic exercise i·so·ki·net·ic exercise (ī'sō-kə-nět'ĭk, -kī-)
n.
Exercise performed using 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.

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