- 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.
- any specific exercise of this type.
Origin of isokinetic exercise
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isokinetic exercise(ī′sō-kə-nĕt′ĭk, -kī-)
- 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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