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isokinetic

adjective

pertaining to an exercise providing variable resistance to a movement at a constant speed, usu. with the assistance of specialized equipment

Examples

In isokinetic exercise, the maximum force of which the muscle is capable throughout the range of motion may be applied.

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adj.

1958, from iso- + kinetic.

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