n. a method used to evaluate a person's muscular strength. The measurement is based on the ability to pull on a cable and increase tension on it. This cable tension is then measured using a tensiometer. See ergograph.
What is CABLE TENSIOMETRY?
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CABLE TENSIOMETRY: "Muscle strength can be tested through a change in tension, and this measurement makes use of cable tensiometry."
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