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iso– Greek tonos tension tone –ic
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
iso- + tonic
Isotonic contractions are distinctly different from isometric contractions, in that they occur with movement at the joint.
When someone says that they are performing isotonic exercise, it means that they are performing an exercise that involves muscle contraction against a constant load.
When I'm feeling bionic, I need isotonic When practical storage is needed, a locker bag's top seeded.
With this form of contraction, the muscle is allowed to shorten during an isotonic contraction.
Not many others are hypertonic solutions most saline nasal washes are isotonic.
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