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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Most Yoga postures are predominately associated with isometric movements, but we measured muscle strength using isotonic exercises.
95), which uses a combination of isometric and isotonic exercises to build strength and stability in your bow arm and shoulder.
When the isotonic exercises could be performed using only minimal effort, the number of repetitions was increased to 15 repetitions before the weight was increased.
Isotonic exercises consist of muscle contractions against resistance with motion, such as pulling against elastic bands or tubing.
These isotonic exercises can continue the reconditioning process after returning to play.