An isokinetic machine is both an exercise device and a measuring device, that uses the principles of isokinetics.
For the knee, the isokinetic machine is a seat with a lever arm. The foot is strapped onto the lever arm, and a speed is set for the person to exercise. No matter how hard the person pushes, the machine will alter the resistance so that the person pushes at a constant speed.
It is possible to gain information about the muscle strength and peak performance, and also to use the machine for building muscle strength.
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