Muscle Contractions

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  • Created on: 03-10-18 12:49

These are all specific contractions of muscles in the body.

Isotonic contractions:

Contractions which cause a muscle to change in length and a body part to move. There are two types:

  • Concentric- Causes the muscle to shorten, this happens when the joint performs flexion. An example of a concentric contraction is a bicep curl, the bicep brachii will


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