Meaning of isokinetic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌʌɪsə(ʊ)kɪˈnɛtɪk/


  • 1Characterized by or producing a constant speed.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘Results may be specific to the isokinetic dynamometer used, population of interest, testing position, and data processing.’
    1. 1.1Physiology Relating to muscular action with a constant rate of movement.
      ‘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.’
      • ‘Alternatively, isokinetic concentric strength measurements may not provide a sensitive indication of preoperative quadriceps muscle function.’
      • ‘However, concentric or eccentric isokinetic testing may have provided better measurements of quadriceps muscle strength.’