isotonic exercise

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exercise in which opposing muscles contract and there is controlled movement (tension is constant while the lengths of the muscles change)

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DBP is directly proportional to peripheral resistance, in moderate isotonic exercise DBP may increase, decrease, or remain same.
When the study participants were divided into two groups depending upon whether they perform any isotonic exercise or not it was observed that height upper arm length hand grip strength and PEFR were significantly higher in the group performing isotonic exercise.
A maximal isotonic exercise causes two times increase in stroke volume of the heart, around four times increase in stroke volume per minute, and around three times increase in oxygen consumption therefore as a result of regular exercise myocardial hypertrophy of proportional character is seen (4, 8).
Isotonic exercise, by contrast, occurs in the absence of significant resistance.
The most common physical therapy interventions for lymphedema include a combination of skin care, isotonic exercise, manual lymph drainage, compression bandaging and intermittent compression therapy.
Isotonic exercise is a dynamic exercise in which the load is kept constant.
Further, the true CV stress imposed by isotonic exercise may be underestimated if blood pressure is only recorded post exercise since Wiecek et al.