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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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Efficacy of isokinetic exercise on functional capacity and pain in patellofemoral pain syndrome.
Hazneci B, Yildiz Y, Sekir U, Aydin T, Kalyon TA (2005) Efficacy of isokinetic exercise on joint position sense and muscle strength in patellofemoral pain syndrome.
2011) Effect of 15 days of betaine ingestion on concentric and eccentric force outputs during isokinetic exercise.
Michaut A, Pousson M, Millet G, Belleville J, Van Hoecke J, Maximal voluntary eccentric, isometric and concentric torque recovery following a concentric isokinetic exercise.
However, these investigations were conducted using single-joint knee extension isokinetic exercise (Pincivero et al.
On the contrary, isokinetic exercise consisting of concentric/concentric knee flexion/extension contractions (7 sets of 20 repetitions) had no effect on the contralateral hamstrings but actually enhanced contralateral quadriceps MVC force (Strang et al.
Participants performed the isokinetic exercise protocol in a seated position with the seat back tilt angle set to 80 degrees to maximize the length-tension relationship of the thigh musculature (Biodex System 3 Owners Manual).
It was hypothesized that cycling, stretching or electromyostimulation inserted between sets during an isokinetic exercise would delay fatigue compared with passive recovery.