CABLE TENSIOMETRY

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.

CABLE TENSIOMETRY: "Muscle strength can be tested through a change in tension, and this measurement makes use of cable tensiometry."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "CABLE TENSIOMETRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cable-tensiometry/ (accessed October 22, 2017).
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