eccentric exercise


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eccentric exercise

a voluntary muscle activity in which there is an overall lengthening of the muscle in response to external resistance.

eccentric exercise

An exercise in which there is overall lengthening of the muscle in response to an external resistance.
See: concentric muscle contraction; eccentric muscle contraction
See also: exercise
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The results show that, as a result of eccentric exercise, creatine kinase significantly increased only at 24 hours after exercise (68.
One-year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial on added splinting to eccentric exercises in chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy.
Markers of inflammation and myofibrillar proteins following eccentric exercise in humans.
Then all participants performed 30 minutes of eccentric exercise to induce muscle soreness.
Plyometric exercise has been shown to provoke more damage than concentric exercise, but less than eccentric exercise (Brockett et al.
Immediately after the maximal muscle actions, the subjects performed either the concentric or the eccentric exercise protocol, which involved six sets of ten maximal muscle actions of the forearm flexors at a velocity of 30[degrees]/sec.
At first glance, the increased damage occurring from eccentric exercise may cause many physicians to avoid its use.
Ellagitannin Consumption Improves Strength Recovery 2-3 days after Eccentric Exercise.
A study performed by Serrao et al (19) examined muscle fatigue after eccentric exercise of quadriceps in females.
But in 2006 thirteen articles were published describing eccentric exercise treatment for varied types of tendinosis.
The eccentric exercise group undertook eccentric short and long calf raises at a dosage of 3 sets of 15 repetitions twice a day, seven days a week for 12 weeks.
It would seem from this trial that active conservative management offers a reasonable chance of success and that, economically, eccentric exercise should be the primary treatment.