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exercise:

see physical fitnessphysical fitness,
combined good health and physical development. The object of any program of physical fitness is to maximize an individual's health, strength, endurance, and skill relative to age, sex, body build, and physiology.
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exercise

1. US and Canadian a ceremony or formal routine, esp at a school or college
2. Gymnastics a particular type of event, such as performing on the horizontal bar
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The changes in LF and HF powers and in LF/HF ratio observed soon after isotonic exercise reflects the decrease in vagal activity and the activation of sympathetic system.
King ML, Dracup KA, Fonarow GC, Woo MA (2000) The hemodynamic effects of isotonic exercise using hand-held weights in patients with heart failure.
DBP is directly proportional to peripheral resistance, in moderate isotonic exercise DBP may increase, decrease, or remain same.
Isotonic exercise has shown to be functional and play a major role in day to day activities.
Wilde and Ell (26) reported, however, that during isotonic exercise the improvement in nasal airway flow promoted by ENDS is not sustained, as the exercise itself is a more potent decongestant, suggesting that use of an external nasal dilator by a normal subject is of no use in isotonic exercise.
Further, the true CV stress imposed by isotonic exercise may be underestimated if blood pressure is only recorded post exercise since Wiecek et al.
Isometric exercises like weight training, body weight training, and ground exercises should be avoided in favour or Isotonic exercises like brisk walking, cycling, and swimming.
For the isotonic exercises, the OMNI Resistance Exercise Scale (RES) (Robertson et al., 2003), which is used as an effort scale for resistance exercises to determine the initial weight and the weekly weight increases of users, was used.