isokinetic exercise

[ ahy-soh-ki-net-ik, -kahy- ]
/ ˌaɪ soʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ- /


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

First recorded in 1955–60; iso- + kinetic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for isokinetic exercise

isokinetic exercise

[ ī′sō-kə-nĕtĭk, -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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