isometric work

isometric work

[¦ī·sə′me·trik ′wərk]
(biophysics)
Physiologic work that is performed by muscles in terms of energy utilization and heat production and involves muscular contraction that is not accompanied by movement. Also known as static work.
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Finally, the isometric exercise for that group is compared to the commercial weight lifting equipment exercise as a ratio of isometric work to commercial weight lifting work on the same muscle group.
Equivalent Workloads on Commercial Equipment Compared to Isometric Exercise Maximum Work Isometric Work Muscle Low Series Series Group Load Chest Press Series 2 2417 triceps 152 Biceps Curl Series 2 2380 biceps 418 Triceps Curl Series 2 2417 triceps 294 Lat Pulldown Series 2 1357 lats 326 Leg Press Series 2a 2040 back 300 extensor Abdominal Flex Series 1a 1375 rectus 200 abdominus Back Extension Series 1a 1910 back 219 extensor Quadriceps Flexion Series 3 1996 quadriceps 418 Hamstring Series 3 1662 hamstring 332 Leg Press Series 3 1388 gluts 115 Medium High Load Load Low Medium High Chest Press 255 451 15.