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isokinetic exercise

[ahy-soh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-]
  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.
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Origin of isokinetic exercise

First recorded in 1955–60; iso- + kinetic
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isokinetic exercise in Medicine

isokinetic exercise

(ī′sō-kə-nĕtĭk, -kī-)
  1. 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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