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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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90] used a 6-minute "all-out" ergometer rowing which is different than a 300-repetition eccentric exercise protocol in terms of metabolic requirements and degree of induced muscle damage and inflammatory responses.
The results show that, like the control group, caffeine consumption and eccentric exercise has led to significant increase in CK levels only at 24 hours after exercise (37.
Furthermore, it emphasizes the possible benefits of adding PRP injections as a complimentary therapy along with manual therapy, pain-relieving modalities, shockwave therapy, and eccentric exercises.
One-year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial on added splinting to eccentric exercises in chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy.
78) An AirHeel brace, which applies intermittent compression to minimize swelling and promote circulation, has been proposed as a viable alternative to eccentric exercises, especially in patient who do not tolerate training because of pain.
Yet, when eccentric exercises are compared with concentric exercises, the clinical improvements in symptoms and levels of function are clinically more evident than group differences in muscle performance.
They warn however that this device should be used with caution as the muscular control that is required to counteract the centrifugal forces is likely an eccentric exercise, thus predisposing the patient to a possible increase in pain and damage to the neuromuscular structures.
Plasma CK, a commonly used marker of muscle damage, (8), (20) has been reported to increase following eccentric exercise of muscle groups such as the knee extensors or elbow flexors.
BIOFACTORS, 2006, Effects of baseline serum levels of Se on markers of eccentric exercise induced muscle injury, 26(3): 161-70.
5% impairment of mean power of 12 endurance athletes in a 10-min cycling time trial in the heat [2904], even though pomegranate juice reduced muscle soreness and weakness following muscle-damaging eccentric exercise in 17 (9+8?
The authors concluded that stretching and warm-up prior to eccentric exercise did not produce statistically significant reductions in delayed-onset muscle soreness.