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To implement the right of the holder of an option to buy (in the case of a call) or sell (in the case of a put) the underlying security.


In option contracts, to buy (in the case of a call) or sell (in the case of a put) the underlying asset. The option holder has no obligation to exercise the option, and only does so if he/she believes it benefits him/her. Depending upon the nature of the option, this may be done at any point during the life of the contract, or it may only be done on the contract's expiry date. The strike price of the sale is agreed-upon in the option contract, that is, before the option is exercised.


To require the delivery (for example, a call option) or to force the purchase (for example, a put option) of the option's underlying asset. Many options expire without being exercised because the strike price stated in the option is unfavorable to the holder.


When you act on a buying or selling opportunity that you have been granted under the terms of a contract, you are said to exercise a right.

Contracts may include the right to exchange stock options for stock, buy stock at a specific price, or buy or sell the security or product underlying an option at a specific exercise price.

For example, if you buy a call option giving you the right to buy stock at $50 a share, and the market price jumps to $60 a share, you'd likely exercise your option to buy at the lower price.

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Differently from the majority of studies using eccentric isokinetic exercise to induce muscle injury (Chen, 2003; Linnamo et al.
Therefore, the first aim of this study was to evaluate fatigue time course during an isokinetic exercise composed of six sets of ten maximal concentric contractions separated by three minutes of passive recovery.
Following the setup procedures, isokinetic exercise was performed through an angular range of motion of 90 degrees.
When we refer to isokinetic exercise, we mean "equal movement," that is, at the same rate of speed.
McCubbin JA, Shasby GB (1985) Effects of isokinetic exercise on adolescents with cerebral palsy.
Recent trials investigating the influence of creatine on isokinetic torque (elbow flexion) did not find significant effects (16,21), but earlier studies in the laboratory setting have shown that supplementation with 20 to 40 g per day for four to seven days may improve isokinetic torque force production and attenuate the decline in power during repetitive isokinetic exercise (6).