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isometric

1. Physiol of or relating to muscular contraction that does not produce shortening of the muscle
2. (of a crystal or system of crystallization) having three mutually perpendicular equal axes
3. Crystallog another word for cubic
4. Prosody having or made up of regular feet
5. (of a method of projecting a drawing in three dimensions) having the three axes equally inclined and all lines drawn to scale
6. a drawing made in this way
7. a line on a graph showing variations of pressure with temperature at constant volume

isometric

[¦ī·sə′me·trik]
(physics)
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Isometric Neck Strength Test: The Fladen digital hand scale with a measurement sensitivity of 10 g (Fladen Outdoor Digital Scale, 25 kg; Fladen Ab.
8] Since respiration is under involuntary control, we hypothesize that ANS modulation by isometric exercise may effect the respiratory function especially the forced respiratory parameters such as inspiratory reserve volume (IRV), expiratory reserve volume (ERV), vital capacity (VC), forced expiratory volume (FEV), and peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR).
Whether artificial selection has changed the uniform isometric relationship in grain crop species is unclear.
Two separate bipolar surface EMG signals were detected from the VL and VM for all muscle actions during the isometric testing session.
While performing isometric handgrip manoeuvre, there was a significant increase in systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and mean arterial pressure in the study group.
Lokshtanov, Finding the longest isometric cycle in a graph, Discrete Appl.
For comparisons between isometric and dynamic exercise protocols, two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was applied, followed by Tukey's post hoc test.
Simple tools like multi-linked blocks, isometric dot paper and the use of the 'Insert Shapes' tool in Microsoft Word are used.
2002, found that using PNF techniques for older adults improved range of motion, isometric strength and selected physical function tasks (Klein, Stone, Phillips, et al.
Brook and colleagues reviewed data published in 2006-11, including 1,000 studies on behavioral therapies, non-invasive procedures and devices, and three types of exercise (aerobic, resistance or weight training and isometric exercises, most commonly handgrip devices).
Gender differences in isometric strength have been documented, with women achieving 44.