isotonic exercise


noun

exercise or a program of exercises to increase muscular strength, power, and endurance based on lifting a constant amount of weight at variable speeds through a range of motion.
any specific exercise of this type.

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Medical definitions for isotonic exercise

isotonic exercise

n.

Exercise in which isotonic muscular contraction is used to strengthen muscles and improve joint mobility.
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