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a line connecting isometric points

related by an isometry

of or involving muscular contraction in which tension increases while length remains constant

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having equal dimensions or measurements

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of a crystal system characterized by three equal axes at right angles

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After two sub-maximal attempts, isometric muscle strength tests were applied with three repetitions at 30[degrees] shoulder abduction, and isokinetic concentric strength tests were applied with three repetitions at 60[degrees]/s angular speed and 16 repetitions at 120[degrees]/s angular speed.
Handgrip strength also varied between obese and normal children and this resulted in significant decrease in pulmonary functions in obese children when compared to normal children when subjected to isometric exercise using handgrip dynamometer.
Allometric partitioning theory showed that MB scales in a nearly isometric manner with respect to MA across and within clades and different habitats (Enquist and Niklas, 2002; Niklas, 2005), and empirical statistical trends agree with this prediction (Niklas and Enquist, 2002; Enquist and Niklas, 2002; Niklas, 2004, 2005, 2006; Cheng and Niklas, 2007, Cheng et al.
The subjects then performed a submaximal isometric muscle action at 50% MVC.
Table 1, 2, 3 shows that there was a significant increase in pulse, systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure before, during and after performing isometric handgrip between group 1 and 2.
This is a well-known fact for the diameter, while Lokshtanov [13] proved that a longest isometric cycle of a graph can be computed in polynomial time.
Isometric protocol consisted of 3 sets of 40s at an angle of ninety degrees at the knee and elbow for LGP and BCP, respectively.
making and working with two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional objects, including plans and isometric diagrams;
Generally an active PNF stretch involves a shortening contraction of the opposing muscle to place the target muscle on stretch, this is followed by an isometric contraction of the target muscle.
Washington, April 23 ( ANI ): Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises reduce blood pressure and can be considered an adjunctive treatment for those who can't tolerate or don't respond well to standard medications, according to the American Heart Association.
Parisher (engineering design graphics, San Jacinto College Central, Texas) and Rhea walk pipe designers, drafters, and students through the steps of creating flow diagrams, piping arrangement, and isometric drawings.
Combined RVC of jaw clenching, hand gripping, and the Valsalva maneuver have been shown to augment isometric knee extensor average and peak torque (PT) (6), isokinetic knee extension PT, rate of torque development (RTD), power, and work (3) when compared to control test conditions with no RVC.
Changes in parameters such as Isometric Strength, Force-velocity, Active Force-Length, Passive Force-Length, Activation Dynamics, and Tendon Stiffness were taken into account to represent muscle atrophy and remodeling that adversely affect muscle mechanics over the passage of time.
Isometric MVCs were obtained with the knee flexed at 600 (Croce & Miller, 2006).