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exercise:

see physical fitnessphysical fitness,
combined good health and physical development. The object of any program of physical fitness is to maximize an individual's health, strength, endurance, and skill relative to age, sex, body build, and physiology.
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exercise

1. US and Canadian a ceremony or formal routine, esp at a school or college
2. Gymnastics a particular type of event, such as performing on the horizontal bar
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Two early studies examining the effects of isometric exercise on the incidence of hypertension demonstrated lower rates of hypertension in individuals performing occupational or whole-body isometric contractions.
In those with carbohydrate-processing disorders, rhabdomyolysis may be triggered by aerobic exercise (such as running or jumping) or isometric exercise (like pushing or pulling heavy objects, squatting or standing on tiptoes).
The illustration below shows another example of an isometric exercise.
Kraft's experience, isometric exercise -- where muscles work against resistance to build strength -- and aerobic exercise -- which raises the heart rate -- benefit most people who are mildly affected and some people who are moderately affected.
An isometric exercise is a slow muscle contraction that increases the tension within the muscle fiber without joint movement.
The dynamometer (Anand Agencies, Pune, India) having a scale in kilograms (0-100) and a marker to show the grip strength were used for isometric exercise test.
Isometric exercise when performed causes an increase in intramuscular pressure, which in turn compresses blood vessels within muscles.
001) during these exercises and was greater for the isometric exercise compared to the eccentric exercise (p < 0.
Static or resistance exercise involves contraction of skeletal muscle without a change in muscle length, hence also known as isometric exercise (iso = same; meter = length).
The AHA examined all published clinical trials of meditation, yoga, other relaxation techniques, biofeedback, acupuncture, device-guided slow breathing, endurance exercise, dynamic resistance exercise and isometric exercise.