Definition of isokinetic in English:


Line breaks: iso|kin¦et¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪsə(ʊ)kɪˈnɛtɪk


  • 1Characterized by or producing a constant speed.
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    • In isokinetic contractions, the speed of contraction remains constant.
    • Has anyone here ever done any isokinetic testing?
    • This result was consistent for both isokinetic and isometric measurements.
  • 1.1 Physiology Relating to muscular action with a constant rate of movement.
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    • We confirmed the multifactorial origin of muscular injuries and showed a heterogeneous isokinetic profile.
    • It may be assumed that the postoperative isokinetic deficit is caused by neuromuscular dysfunction.
    • Although our patients did not undergo isokinetic testing, no strength deficits by manual testing were noted.

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