Isometric work | Article about isometric work by The Free Dictionary
isometric work[¦ī·sə′me·trik ′wərk]
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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Meanwhile, your leg muscles are typically performing isometric work
(where you produce a lot of tension but your muscles don't move your joint 6 like an even tie during an arm-wrestle).
However, at low speeds, as well as in isometric work
, the differences were not significant.
In isometric work
the IEMG signal--being the expression of muscular intensity--is by many assumed to be proportional to the force generated by the muscle action.