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Doctor insights on: Isotonic Isometric And Isokinetic Exercises

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What are isotonic versus isokinetic exercises and what are the differences?

What are isotonic versus isokinetic exercises and what are the differences?

Her are they: Now, there are several forms of lifting... Isotonic, auxotonic, isokinetic, and isometric. Here is a brief defination of all.

Isotonic — where there is constant tension during the lift isokinetic — constant velocity (speed) in the lift isometric — there is no change in muscle length during the lift, static auxotonic — changing tensions caused by altered velocities and joint angles. ...Read more

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What are some isotonic exercises versus isokinetic exercises, what are the differences?

Her is the differanc: Isokinetic exercise dynamic muscle activity performed at a constant angular velocity; torque and tension remain constant while muscles shorten or lengthen.
Isotonic exercise active exercise without appreciable change in the force of muscular contraction, with shortening of the muwith shortening of the muscle. ...Read more

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Isometric vs isotonic exercise?

Isometric vs isotonic exercise?

Move or not?: Muscle contractions can be divided into: •isotonic (constant tension through rom-range of motion)
basically but not exactly like free wts.
Most effect on weakest point •isometric (no movement) •isokinetic (motion is at aconstant speed but the force varies)
requires complicated special equipment but does strengthen the muscle through its entire range equally. ...Read more

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How effective is isotonic vs isometric exercise?

How effective is isotonic vs isometric exercise?

Isotonic/isometric: Both are effective, just different. It is easier to do isometric. True isotonic is more challenging. ...Read more

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What's the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

What's the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

Motion-No Motion: Isometric exercise is where muscle force is exerted without changing the length of the muscle fibers. This is accomplished by pushing or pulling against an immovable object or by simultaneously contracting opposing muscles, such as by pressing the hands together. There is no joint movement. Isotonic occurs when a contracting muscle shortens against a constant load, as when lifting a weight. ...Read more

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What is the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

Are different: Isometric exercise is where muscle force is exerted without changing the length of the muscle fibers. This is accomplished by pushing or pulling against an immovable object or by simultaneously contracting opposing muscles, such as by pressing the hands together. There is no joint movement. Isotonic occurs when a contracting muscle shortens against a constant load, as when lifting a weight. ...Read more

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Isotonic exercise versus isokinetic exercises, what are the differences?

Isotonic exercise versus isokinetic exercises, what are the differences?

How its done: Muscle contractions can be divided into: •isotonic (constant tension through rom-range of motion)
basically but not exactly like free wts.
Most effect on weakest point •isometric (no movement) •isokinetic (motion is at aconstant speed but the force varies)
requires complicated special equipment but does strengthen the muscle through its entire range equally. ...Read more

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What are some differences between isotonic exercises versus isokinetic exercises?

What are some differences between isotonic exercises versus isokinetic exercises?

Types of exercise: Isotonic= if you push against something that is immovable you are experiencing isometric contractions. This may also be called static tension; isokinetic = exercises used in therapeutic settings with a device/ machine to help control the speed of the exercises.

Read more: http://www.Livestrong. Com/article/434761-isotonic-isometric-and-isokinetic-exercises/#ixzz2nrc5e3sa. ...Read more

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What are some isometric exercises?

What are some isometric exercises?

No joint movement: Iso is from the greek word meaning "same" and metric refers to length. So an isometric exercise is one in which there is a muscle contraction without a change in its length, ie the joint does not move. Flexing the biceps, for example, is an isometric exercise. Pinching & holding your shoulder blades together is a great example of a functional isometric exercise used to treat shoulder problems. ...Read more

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What are some isotonic exercises for the traps?

What are some isotonic exercises for the traps?

With wieght: Or without. Perform shoulder shrugs. This exercise can be done either while holding hand weights or empty-handed. Perform upright rows.
http://homefitnessmanual.com/featured-exercise/the-top-5-trapezius-exercises-with-dumbbells/ this will give the answer. ...Read more

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How effective is isometric exercise?

How effective is isometric exercise?

At what: It's not clear what your goal is. They are good for muscle stabilization and in the rehabilitation setting. But to be honest, these types of static contractions, don't allow for a muscle to work through its range of motion. It won't likely help with building size and strength. It may help with decreasing blood pressure and maintaining some degree of strength. ...Read more

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How do I do isometric exercise at home?

How do I do isometric exercise at home?

Isometric: You can look up these exercises online because there are many for different muscles. Basically it's tightening or contracting of the muscle without moving a joint. So you can lay down and tighten your quad muscle of your leg or you can push on a wall with your arm and tighten one of your shoulder muscles. ...Read more

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What is the best way to do isometric exercise?

What is the best way to do isometric exercise?

Depends What Muscle: Isometrics focuses on isolating muscle groups and strength training without changing the length of the muscle like you would with range of movement type workouts. The resistance can be from your own body structure, a fixed object such as a wall, or work out equipment that provides this resistance. The beauty of this particular exercise is that you could do it almost anywhere even sitting a desk. ...Read more

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Why are isometric exercises bad for enlarged aortas?

Why are isometric exercises bad for enlarged aortas?

Exercise: Isometrics can cause large blood pressure swings which can increase the wall stress on the enlarged aorta. ...Read more

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Isometric exercise is best described as applying force?

Isometric exercise is best described as applying force?

Iso=static, fixed: Metric = length, so isometric = static length. Exercise in general involves applying a force. In isometric the application of force is against a fixed unchanging length. ...Read more

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How do I do isometric exercise effectively and correctly?

See your doctor.: Isometric exercise, like weight lifting, can definitely build muscles, which helps capabilities/fitness, but is limited because it does not help cardiovascular health, and during the exercise, blood pressure can be greatly increased. This can be very disastrous in people who are vulnerable, like those with aneurisms. It is smart to see your doctor to find what you can and should do for health. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: isometric exercise?

What is the definition or description of: isometric exercise?

Static movement : Isometric exercises involve contracting muscles while there is no movement with the exercise. The goal is to strengthen the muscle by using a force that is equal to the counterforce. ...Read more

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Is it ok to exercise?

Yes: Not just ok. It's necessary to exercise to be healthy. ...Read more

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What is segel exercise?

What is segel exercise?

KEGEL exercises: These are pelvic floor exercises. You tighten and relax the muscles to build strength. Usually used to treat urinaty incontinence in women and premature ejaculation in men. ...Read more

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Exercises for intoeing?

Exercises for intoeing?

If the intoe: Is caused by curvature of the metatarsals like in a met addicts deformity no excercise will help as this is a deformity of the curvature of the ones, if one has intoe secondary to the leg rotating inward, on occasions if you make the opposite motions and strengthen the outward rotation this may help. ...Read more

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How do isometric exercises work?

How do isometric exercises work?

Muscle length static: Isometric exercises by definition work the contracting muscle with resistance while the muscle maintains a static length. A plank is a great example, whereby you hold a fixed body position by contracting a host of core muscles. Strength and endurance increase measurably with repeated isometric exercises over time. (abdominal core muscles being worked isometric ally to point of fatigue in picture). ...Read more

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What types of exercise emulates rowing?

What types of exercise emulates rowing?

Rowing exercises: Rowing typically recruits the muscles of the latissimus dorsi, biceps brachii, and forearm flexors. Apart from machines that actually emulate rowing, exercises that most-accurately replicate the recruitment of the aforementioned muscle groups include: 1) pull-ups, 2) bent-over rows, and 3) close grip lat pulls. Using relatively lighter weights and higher reps can help emulate the act of rowing. ...Read more

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What exercise for a heamorrhoid person?

Do what you can!: In general, there is no reason to restrict exercise unless it causes pain. Exertion all activity can bring on increased symptoms from hemorrhoids but the pain will not be long-lasting. ...Read more

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I'm 52 what kind exercise should I be doing?

I'm 52 what kind exercise should I be doing?

It depends: Exercise is good. You must have some kind of goal to determine the type of exercise. ...Read more

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What is the best way to do isometric exercises?

What is the best way to do isometric exercises?

Isometric exercises: Isometric implies same muscle length. A great way to do this is to use your opposite arm or leg to provide resistance. Another way is to use a stationary object such as the wall or the floor. This will allow safety. ...Read more

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Exercises for vertago?

Exercises for vertago?

Depends on the cause: If you have benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, then a variety of maneuvers can help. The most common of these is the epley maneuver, which you can find a description of on google. The brandt-daroff exercises and the semont maneuver are some others that can work. ...Read more