closed-chain


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having atoms linked by bonds represented in circular or triangular form

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Closed-chain kinetic exercises involve activities where the distal aspect of the extremity is fixed to a stationary or moving object.
Once the strength has increased, aerobic activities can be initiated and closed-chain exercises can be initiated, such as stepping, squatting, and getting up from a seated position.
Doctors of Chiropractic who provided closed-chain hamstring exercise intervention greatly reduced hamstring injury and associated pains among professional cheerleaders, according to a recent study entitled, "The Effects of a Closed-Chain, Eccentric Training Program on Hamstring Injuries of a Professional Football Cheerleading Team," (Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, March 2011, Vol.
Commonly referred to as a domino paired kidney exchange, or a closed-chain transplant, the surgery would be the largest of its kind performed at Northwestern Memorial, and among the largest single center paired exchange in the country.
Incorporating Functional Open- and Closed-Chain Exercises into Training Routine
Methods: Thirty-three physically active subjects performed a semirecumbant stepping motion on the OmniKinetic closed-chain dynamometer under 2 conditions: 35% of 1 (repetition maximum) at maximum speed and 35% of 1RM at 1.
Employing one fluid walking motion, the REEBOK(R)SKY WALKER tm creates a zero-impact, closed-chain action that allows the user to control the range of mobility, speed and resistance, as well as stabilize their body weight.
Employing one fluid motion, the Reebok SKY WALKER delivers a no-impact, closed-chain action that allows the user to control their range of mobility, speed and resistance, as well as stabilize their body weight.
Employing one fluid walking motion, the REEBOK SKY WALKER cross-training machine creates a no-impact, closed-chain action that allows the user to control their range of mobility, speed and resistance, as well stabilize their body weight.