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isotonic

1. Physiol (of two or more muscles) having equal tension
2. (of two solutions) having the same osmotic pressure, commonly having physiological osmotic pressure
3. Music of, relating to, or characterized by the equal intervals of the well-tempered scale

isotonic

[¦ī·sə¦tän·ik]
(physiology)
Having uniform tension, as the fibers of a contracted muscle.
Of a solution, having the same osmotic pressure as the fluid phase of a cell or tissue.
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For example, if the patient is in a hyper tonic state, then an isotonic or hypotonic IV fluid should be administered.
After isotonic sodium chloride solution nasal irrigation, the mean eosinophil count in 6-month postoperative biopsies did not decrease.
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To our knowledge effect of isotonic eccentric quadriceps exercises on patellofemoral pain syndrome has not been studied though a relationship has been seen between the PFPS and eccentric quadriceps contraction.
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To obtain the loads for the conditions all participants were 1 repetition maximum (1RM) tested for an isotonic heel raise, 5 days prior to testing using a standard 1RM protocol (10) which included the following set configurations: (a) Set 1: Athlete to warm-up with a light resistance that easily allows 5 to 10 repetition; provide a 1 min rest; (b) Set 2: Load increased by 10% to 20% more than load used in set 1 to allow 3 to 5 repetitions to be completed; provide a 2 min rest period; (c) Set 3: Load increased by 10% to 20% more than load used in set 2 to allow 2 to 3 repetitions to be completed; provide a 2 to 4 min rest period; (d) Set 4: Load increase by 10% to 20% more than load used in set 3.
The product is the only isotonic locally produced and replaces other artificially formulated drinks currently sold in the market.
It's important we know exactly how many are going to run on the day as we need to ensure adequate water, isotonic drinks and sponges as well as medals and t-shirts for our participants.
95), which uses a combination of isometric and isotonic exercises to build strength and stability in your bow arm and shoulder.
City's players and coaching staff will be using Holland & Barrett's nutritional products in the build up to, and during, the 2009 and 2010 Championship season, including the retailer's popular Body Fortress range and isotonic drinks.