break test

break test

a test of a person's muscle strength by application of resistance after the person has reached the end of a range of motion. Resistance is applied gradually in a direction opposite to the line of pull of the muscle or muscle group being tested. The resistance is released immediately if there is any sign of pain or discomfort.

break test

(brāk test)
A form of manual muscle procedure in which the therapist opposes the force exerted by a muscle that is isometrically contracted at its greatest mechanical advantage, so as to grade its strength.

break test

isometric contraction against the examiner's manual resistance, used in clinical assessment of muscle performance.
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