isometrics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction iso·met·rics \ ˌī-sə-ˈme-triks \

Definition of isometrics

: exercise or a system of exercises in which opposing muscles are so contracted that there is little shortening but a great increase in tone of muscle fibers involved

First Known Use of isometrics

1962


ISOMETRICS Defined for English Language Learners

isometrics

noun

Definition of isometrics for English Language Learners

  • : exercises in which muscles are made stronger by pushing against other muscles or against something that does not move


Medical Dictionary

isometrics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction iso·met·rics \ ˌī-sə-ˈme-triks \

medical Definition of isometrics

: isometric exercise or an isometric system of exercises


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