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Related to concentric exercise: isokinetic exercise, eccentric exercise


To put into action, practice, or force; to make use of something, such as a right or option.

To exercise dominion over land is to openly indicate absolute possession and control.

To exercise discretion is to choose between doing and not doing something, the decision being based on sound judgment.


(Discharge a function), verb act, administer, carry into execution, carry on, carry out, conduct, do duty, efficere, engage in, execute, exercere, facere, officiate, perform, practice, pursue, put in motion, put into action, put into effect, put into practice, serve as, translate into action, wage
Associated concepts: authority exercised under the United States Constitution, exercise an option, exercise jurisdiccion, exercise of judicial discretion
Foreign phrases: Cui jurisdictio data est, ea quoque connessa esse videntur, sine quibus jurisdictio explicari non potest.To whomsoever jurisdiction is given, those things also are supposed to be granted, without which the jurissiction cannot be exercised. Frustra est potentia quae nunquam venit in actum. A power is a vain one if it is never exercised.


(Use), verb apply, avail oneself of, bring into play, bring to bear, draw on, employ, make use of, operate, practice, put in action, put in practice, put to use, put to work, turn to account, utilize, wield
Associated concepts: exercise a right to vote, exercise an option, exercise discretion, exercise dominion, exercise due care, exercise of power
See also: act, apply, campaign, commission, discipline, effort, employ, endeavor, enterprise, exert, exploit, labor, officiate, operate, ply, practice, problem, resort, transaction, undertaking, wield, work
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2014) Effect of eccentric vs concentric exercise training on mitochondrial function.
Plyometric exercise has been shown to provoke more damage than concentric exercise, but less than eccentric exercise (Brockett et al.
The present data showed that the heart tissue was substantially more responsive to the concentric exercise, as compared to the eccentric and the horizontal types, as can be seen in Figure 1.
A recent in vivo investigation demonstrated that peak tension forces in eccentric exercise are of the same magnitude as those seen in concentric exercise (Rees et al.
The concentric exercises were carefully selected and were to consist mainly of concentric muscle activation.
Increase load by external loading Post-exercise (Ice and stretch) advice From 1,3,7,8 Table 2 Reasons and counterarguments for the superiority of eccentric exercises over concentric exercises for musculo- tendinous unit hypertrophy and strengthening in Achilles tendinopathy Argument for Counterargument Specificity The Achilles tendon is fundamental The tendo Achilles is loaded to lower limb SSC performance.