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isokinetic

[‚i·sə·ki′ned·ik]
(biophysics)
Pertaining to the force of a human muscle that is applied during constant velocity of motion.
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This method showed excellent reproducibility and the total score correlated obviously with isokinetic ankle strength, subjective opinion of recovery, and subjective functional assessment on 148 patients.
The exercise training program increased the peak torque of isokinetic plantar flexion and dorsal flexion both at 30[degrees]/s and 60[degrees]/s movements.
Comparison of isokinetic peak force and work parameters in youth with and without mental retardation.
Significant relationships among lower-limb power, walking speed, stair-climbing speed, and stair-climbing power have previously been established in sighted older adults [10]; moreover, reductions in lower-body isokinetic strength and power have been observed in adults with visual impairments compared with a sighted control group (Table) [36].
If you coached at the time, you will recollect the many "mini-gym" isokinetic devices and "exer-genie" products used for "specific training" and resistive running practices.
Knee Flexor and Extensor Muscle Strength; A computerized isokinetic dynamometer (Cybex Human Norm Testing & Rehabilitation System, CSMI Medical Solutions, Massachusetts, USA) was used for the testing procedures.
In this regard, just a few studies have been conducted evaluating the effects of strength training on tennis serve performance, most of them after isokinetic concentric and eccentric training (Cohen et al.
A previous study from our laboratory [2] used pattern classification techniques to examine differences between the mechanomyographic (MMG) intensity patterns from maximal concentric and eccentric isokinetic muscle actions of the leg extensors.
After neurological examination every subject was evaluated isokinetically for repositioning error and lumbar paraspinal muscle strength with Cybex Norm isokinetic dynamometer (Lumex, Ronkonkoma, NY) using the trunk extension-flexion modular component.
Measurements of: 1) isokinetic quadriceps muscle strength; 2) quadriceps muscle power; 3) quadriceps muscle fiber type, size, and myosin heavy chain (MHC) composition; 4) quadriceps cross-sectional area (CSA) [nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMRI)]; 5) body composition (dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scanning); and 6) GH-related serum markers were performed at baseline and after 12 wk.