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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]
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The finding of posterior pain on isometrically opposed extension from a flexed elbow position is classic for triceps tendonitis as well as partial and complete tears at the elbow.
Proof: First suppose (X, [delta]) embeds isometrically in [l.
1](J) [cross product] V isometrically, similarly for other Hilbert spaces.
Callaghan reported that in order to reduce loads on the spine in exercises such as leg extension with the spine being held isometrically, the trunk muscles exhibited asymmetrical activity.
88 mm) and, from this inflexion point to the end of the study, growth increased isometrically (Figure 5c).
This can be explained by its secondary function in shoulder abduction, a movement performed dynamically in the lateral raise and isometrically in the incline lat pull-down and the seated row.
Most PNF stretching techniques employ isometric agonist contraction/relaxation where the stretched muscles are contracted isometrically and then relaxed.
Among the topics are coincidence and fixed points of fuzzy mappings, topological monads from functional quasi-uniformities, topological entropy and algebraic entropy for group endomorphisms, some problems in isometrically universal spaces, and the topological vector space of continuous functions with the weak set-open topology.
In an effort to evaluate the role of antagonist coactivation, researchers have attempted to stretching the antagonist muscle before a contraction, or activating the prime movers isometrically or eccentrically before performing a concentric action (8,10).
This breakthrough technology outputs isometrically sampled point-receiver data in both crossline and inline directions, capturing the returning wavefield in three dimensions and providing the most accurate images of the subsurface, stated the company.
Results are consistent with the classical inverse relationship between torque (force) and velocity in that both PT and AVT were greatest when tested isometrically, followed by dynamic contractions at 500, 1000, 2000, and 4000 s-1 (Table 1).
Pond & Ramsay (1992) clearly showed that in carnivores ranging in body size by several orders of magnitude, the superficial adipose tissue grows isometrically with body size, while intra-abdominal depots become relatively smaller with increasing body mass.